Ms. Virginia S. (Ginny) Paleg

Lecture: “Positioned for learning: Focus on the Child who is Non-ambulatory (GMFCS IV and V)”

Ginny Paleg is a pediatric PT from Silver Spring, Maryland. She has extensive experience at different healthcare institutions in the US, including the NIH Clinical Center, Washington Children’s Hospital and Washington Hospital for Sick Children. Her outstanding private practice combines home care programs for children, teenagers, and adults with ICP. For the past 14 years, she has been working for her local school system in their early intervention program and provides counseling in the design of support products for Rifton, Sunrise and Otto Bock, among others.

She earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy at Emory University and her DScPT at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She is on the editorial board of Rehab Management Magazine and is an active member of the APTA, currently serving as a content translator. 

In 2004 she was certified for General Movement Assessment, a tool which has a 92-98% success rate at identifying which 2-5 month old infants will have cerebral palsy. In 2017 she became licensed to train officially at the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE), which predicts levels of GMFCS for 9-18 month old infants. She specializes in assessment and interventions for children at the GMFCS Levels IV and V.
She has contributed to a number of conferences and congresses in America and Europe.