Reading suggestions

The principal reading recommended is:

Stamer M. Neuro-Developmental Treatment Practice Model. In: Bierman JC, Franjoine MR, Hazzard CM, Howle JM, Stamer, M, eds. Neuro-Developmental Treatment: A Guide to NDT Clinical Practice. Stuttgart, Germany: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2016:56-68.

The following are useful references for the workshops:

Cucinotta, T.L. 2007. NDT Training: An Eye Opening Experience. From NDTA Network.

Eskew, R.A. and Dawson, S.J. 2001, NDT to the Rescue . Rehab Management April 2001.

Heavey, A.E. 2007. What Does NDT Offer the Speech/Language Pathologist. From NDTA Network.

Howle J.M. 2005 NDT in the United States Changes in Theory Advance Clinical Practice. NDTA Network March /April.This reference has been reprinted from Network, March/April 2006, with the permission of the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association  (NDTAT).

Styer-Acevedo J. I Can Chew Gum Now! A Case Study of Therapeutic Aquatics.

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  • Erhardt, Rhoda P. (Ed.) 1999, Parent Articles About NDT . Therapy Skill Builders: Tucson , Arizona
  • Stamer M. 2000 Posture and Movement of the Child with Cerebral Palsy Therapy Skill Builders Tucson , Arizona

Other references

Blanche E, Botticelli T. and Hallway M. (1995). Combining Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Sensory Integration Principles, an Approach to Paediatric Therapy. Therapy Skill Builders, Tucson , Arizona 

Bain K. 2013. Reflections and Notes on Play and NDT. NDTA Network 20 (3) May-June.

Bain K. and Brombia Davis, S. 2014. Neuroplasticity, Contemporary NDT and Evidence - Interconnected? NDTA Conference Session Preview, NDTA Network 21 (2) March-April.

Howle J.M. and NDTA Theory Committee 2002. Neurodevelopmental Treatment: Theoretical Basis and Principles of Clinical Practice . Available from the NDTA website:

Miller L.J. 2006. Sensational Kids - Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Penguin Group (USA) Inc., NY.

Thelan E. 1995. Motor Development: A New Synthesis. American Psychologist 50: 79-95.