mini-Assisting Hand Assessment – Online, Europe/UK

AUD $792.00

Event Date:
Start: May 15, 2024 ,
End: May 17, 2024 ,

Event Location:
This course is online



The Mini-Assisting Hand Assessment (MiniAHA) was developed to evaluate the affected upper limb of young children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP) aged 8-18 months. Like the Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA), the Mini-AHA involves a video-recorded play session using carefully selected toys that provoke bimanual hand use. Twenty object related actions of the affected hand are later scored on a 4-point rating scale.

The course teaches the reliable use of the Mini-AHA assessment in three steps:

  1. The first step involves a three-day online workshop where participants will learn about the constructs underlying the Mini-AHA, how to score the test items and how to conduct the test procedures including the play session. There will also be opportunities to practice scoring children. Handouts, a Mini-AHA manual with detailed scoring criteria and a computer based scoring form will be provided.
  2. The second next step is to complete further independent scoring of Mini-AHA assessments, with feedback provided regarding your results.
  3. The third step involves participants creating their own test kit according to instructions given during the course, and then conducting a Mini-AHA play session. Feedback on the selected toys and your play session will be provided.


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Session 1: Wednesday 15th May: 8:30am to 1:30pm ( London), 9:30am to 2:30pm (Berlin), 5:30pm to 10:30pm (Melbourne)

Session 2: Thursday 16th May: 8:30am to 1:30pm (London), 9:30am to 2:30pm (Berlin), 5:30pm to 10:30pm (Melbourne)

Session 3: Friday 17th May: 8:30am to 1:30pm (London), 9:30 am to 2:30pm (Berlin), 5:30pm to 10:30pm (Melbourne)

When: 15th – 17th May 2024 Time: 8:30am -1:30pm – British Summer Time


On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the constructs and the psychometric evidence upon which the Mini-AHA is based
  2. Produce reliable scores according to the criteria in the manual
  3. Demonstrate how to select appropriate toys for a Mini-AHA play session
  4. Demonstrate the set-up and video-recording of the session and how toys are used to provoke bimanual play
  5. Interpret the outcomes of the assessment and how they may be used to guide intervention and measure change


Dr Sue Greaves (OT, Cerebral Palsy Group, Melbourne), Kirsten Browney (OT, Cerebral Palsy Group, Melbourne)


Physical and occupational therapists who provide assessment and intervention to young children with unilateral cerebral palsy




For more information about course content or if you have any questions about booking a place on this course, please contact Dr Sue Greaves at


AUD $720 (AUD $792 inclusive of GST for Australian participants).


Please note, you are not able to register or pay for this course via the CPTeaching website.

Please complete the attached registration form (Mini-AHA_Registration Form_ May 2024 Online) and return to

Please note that payment is required in Australian dollars.

This course is online

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