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Free CEU: Positioning the Head

Free CEU: Positioning the Head

Join OT Michelle Lange for "Positioning the Head" for wheelchair users with .2 IACET CEUs provided by NRRTS as an authorized provider.


Attend on demand.


This course will discuss various strategies to optimize head position. First, we will explore strategies beyond the head support, including specific positioning interventions and addressing visual issues. Second, we will explore posterior head supports in depth, matching specific features to client needs. Third, we will explore other options which may be required if posterior support alone is inadequate, including anterior head support. Fourth, we will explore dynamic options at the head. Case studies will be used throughout.

Learning Objectives

1. The participant will be able to list 3 causes of decreased head control.
2. The participant will be able to list 3 strategies to provide posterior head support.
3. The participant will be able to list 3 strategies to support the head for clients without any head
4. The participant will be able to describe when dynamic head support is indicated.


Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ATP/SMS

Presenter Bio

Michelle Lange is an occupational therapist with over 35 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 15 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide. She is the former NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a RESNA certified ATP and SMS.

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NRRTSCE is certifying the educational contact hours of the program and by doing so is in no way
endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may
represent only a sample of appropriate interventions. As an IACET Accredited Provider, The National
Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the
ANSI/IACET Standard. This course is approved for .2 CEU(s).

Course Testimonials

Nanci Wishnoff, ATP

Garden City, New York

"Great webinar. I would recommend."

Brad Looper, ATP

Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina

“Always appreciate Michelle's ability to present material in a pleasant and understandable way.”

Christine Lloyd, ATP

St Louis, Missouri

“I appreciated the overview of specific examples of each type of head support.”


  1. John Vranicar on September 27, 2023 at 9:00 am

    Looking foward

    • Michelle Lange on September 27, 2023 at 9:04 am

      John, we are too!

  2. Gabrielle Nellis on September 27, 2023 at 9:05 am

    Will this seminar be recorded?

    • Michelle Lange on September 27, 2023 at 9:06 am

      Yes, it will be. You can watch the on-demand version a few days after the live version. Thanks!

  3. Adrian Contreras on September 27, 2023 at 9:06 am

    I am ready

  4. Michelle Lange on September 27, 2023 at 9:09 am

    Thanks Adrian! Fortunately, so am I! Ha!

  5. MOJISOLA OLOWE on September 27, 2023 at 10:26 am

    Looking forward to the webinar.

  6. Michelle Lange on September 27, 2023 at 11:19 am

    Thanks! We are looking forward to ‘seeing’ you!

  7. Beth R. on September 27, 2023 at 10:15 pm

    Such a great topic! I hope you include some strategies for early intervention!

    • Michelle Lange on September 28, 2023 at 9:02 am

      Beth, thanks for your interest in this subject and I hope the content will apply to a wide range of ages, including those little ones!

  8. Bert Lindholm on October 10, 2023 at 1:14 pm

    I can’t wait for your information Michelle!

    • Michelle Lange on October 10, 2023 at 1:15 pm

      Thanks Bert!

  9. Joe McKnight on October 10, 2023 at 4:52 pm

    Looking forward to this, should be a good talk.

    • Michelle Lange on October 11, 2023 at 9:49 am

      Thanks Joe, hope you can join us!

  10. elaine antoniuk on October 17, 2023 at 4:21 pm

    can we just contact seating dynamics tomorrow to get the recorded version or do we have to request it a different way?
    Elaine A

    • Michelle Lange on October 17, 2023 at 6:13 pm

      The recorded version should be on this webpage sometime on 10/18/23. I hope you enjoy it!

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