In this workshop, therapists were trained on the best way of assisting physically challenged children, using a standardized Assisting Hand Assessment. This will assist therapists diagnose and plan effective treatment.
The AHA provides a new perspective of hand function evaluation which is relevant for children with unilateral upper limb disabilities.
Training was conducted by Dr. Lena Krumlinde-Sundholm, an Occupational Therapist and a PhD holder in Pediatric Neuroscience from Sweden who has initiated the development of AHA.
The training lasted for three days and will be followed by a three-month online course in order to obtain certification.
Commenting on this training workshop, HSBC Jordan CEO, Mr. Ray Webber said: “Initiatives such as this are in line with HSBC’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to provide high quality programmes which nurture and enhance positive growth and a productive childhood for physically challenged children in Jordan”.
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