Ann-Kristin Elvrum

Associate Professor Ann-Kristin Elvrum, OT, PhD  currently works as associate professor at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. In addition, she has a 20% position as research coordinator at the Clinic of Rehabilitation at St. Olavs Hospital. Her PhD-work involved the development and validation of the Both Hands Assessment (BoHA) for children with bilateral cerebral palsy from 18…

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Lena Krumlinde-Sundholm

Associate Professor Lena Krumlinde-Sundholm, Reg OT, PhD is an Occupational Therapist and a senior researcher at the Neuropediatric unit, Department of Woman’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. Lena is one of the original developers of all tests in the family of Assisting Hand Assessments.

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Marie Holmefur

Marie Holmefur PhD, Reg. Occupational Therapist and Professor of Occupational Therapy at Örebro University, Sweden. Marie has been teaching the AHA and conducted research on the AHA since 2003.

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Melanie Hessenauer

Melanie Hessenauer is an occupational therapist at the Centre for Pediatric Neurology, Neurorehabilitation and Epileptology Schoen Clinic Vogtareuth, Germany. Melanie has taught the AHA since 2007 in German-speaking countries.

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Elisa Sicola

Elisa Sicola is a senior developmental neuropsychomotor therapist with over 40 years of experience at the Department of Developmental Neuroscience, IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Pisa, Italy. She has a background in physical rehabilitation and has extensive clinical experience in CP. She has clinical and research interests in particular in hand function assessment and functional performance…

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Britt-Marie Zethraeus

Britt-Marie Zethraeus, MSc and Reg. Occupational Therapist has extensive clinical experience from working with children with disabilities in Sweden. One of the original developers of BoHA and an AHA and BoHA instructor.

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Rachel Bard-Pondarré

Rachel Bard-Pondarré is an occupational therapist in paediatric neuro-orthopaedics at the Centre des Massues – French Red Cross. She has a Master’s degree in Motor Disability Research and Rehabilitation. Rachel conducts various training courses on assessment tools, including the AHA, Mini-AHA, HAI and BoHA and Goal Attainment Scaling methodology, as well as training courses on…

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Ellen Romein

Ellen Romein euMSc.OT is Dutch, worked 17 years in Germany and lives now in France. Her interest has always been to improve the occupational- and client-centered OT. She developed an assessment for children after severe acquired brain damage (RemiPro) and the Pediatric Assessment and Process-instrument (PEAP), both in German, but translation in English is planned.…

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Lisa Wagner

Dr Lisa Wagner, DHS, OTR/L received her OT degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and her doctorate from the University of Indianapolis. Lisa has participated in various research projects resulting in peer-reviewed articles, book chapter and the ability to speak nationally and internationally. She has been teaching the AHA since 2010.

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Heather Mahnken

Heather Mahnken is a pediatric occupational therapist in the United States with over 20 years of experience working. Her clinical interests include early detection cerebral palsy, and motor intensive therapies for children with neuromuscular diagnoses. She has been instructor for the AHA since 2019.

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