Limb Apraxia: Neuroanatomy, Assessment, and Intervention

Description:  This webinar will review typical patient presentations related to Limb Apraxia.  An introduction to related neuroanatomy, functional outcomes, assessment, goal setting, and common interventions for both occupational and physical therapy will be discussed.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the differences in various presentation of Limb Apraxia
  • Describe the neuroanatomy related to Limb Apraxia
  • Identify the clinical differences between Aphasia and Apraxia
  • Identify pertinent and relevant factors to consider when developing a plan of care, and goal setting for improved ADL performance

Instructors:  Jessica Abrams, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Brain Innovation Center, Functional Cognition Lab Therapist in Think & Speak Lab, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab and Richard L. Harvey, MD, Clinical Chair, Brain Innovation Center, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits

Physical Therapy
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this webinar for 1.5 contact hours. Approval #216-000069.

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This webinar has been approved for 1.50 Contact Hours.

Occupational Therapy

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. The webinar awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEU or 1.5 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA CLASSIFICATION CODE: CATEGORY 1 – Domain of OT – Client Factors; CATEGORY 2 – OT Process - Activity and Occupational Demands



Jessica Abrams, MS, OTR/L
Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Richard Harvey, MD
Financial: Receives a salary from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Receives a consulting fee and grant from Phagenesis. Receives a grant from ReNeuron.
Non-Financial: Holds position of Fellow, Scientific Statements Committee for the American Heart Association

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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