Chiropractic care for kids 4-12 years old

Approved for chiropractic continuing education

Switched-on Kids is all about vitality development and optimum expression of life in children aged 4 - 14 years old. This e-learning course provides you with critical knowledge, practical solutions and improved confidence to best care for kids this age group, across many (or no) symptomatic presentations 

This e-learning course is a true copy of the face-to-face Switched-on Kids, providing you with 12.5 hours of user-friendly chiropractic continuing education. At course completion you will receive a certificate showing your earned CPD/CE points.


You can now enjoy learning how to help kids succeed in life from the comfort of your own home. Once purchased the course has open-ended access.

Switched-on Kids E-learning

  • Detailed Videos

    5.5 hours of Dorte demonstrating the hands-on techniques of care as well as sharing essential theory about neurobehavioural disorders, brain function and supportive advice.

  • Written Material

    Extensive handouts to support your learning experience containing images and further explanations of material covered in videos

  • Evaluation

    Ongoing multiple choice evaluation to facilitate your learning and satisfy your continuing education requirements.

  • Supportive Tools

    Extensive relevant scientific research articles to support your learning and provide further depth of knowledge in this rapidly expanding field.

  • Community

    Upon purchase you gain permanent access to the closed Facebook group 'Switched-on Kids Practitioners' with opportunities for support, questions and ongoing learning from Dorte and your peers.

About the course

In this online chiropractic course you will learn how to do a thorough neurological assessment which is fun, fast, appropriate, predictable and reproducible.  And don't worry, it is easily incorporated into your current procedures.

Upon completion of this course you will have mastered impactful chiropractic techniques specifically tailored to this age group. You will be presented with the latest information regarding childhood neurological disorders to enable you to recognise challenges and better engage with parents and professionals. 

You will know how to stimulate a child’s brain through play, movement and exercise as well as gaining knowledge of the current research about this.

Nutritional and dietary considerations are also covered to ensure optimal healing and function for the children in your practice.

Modules

  • Developmental Delay

    In this module we cover the most common neurodevelopmental diagnoses encountered in practice: presentation, incidence and the theory as to what may be causing it. This is to help you recognise issues and to facilitate knowledge needed to communicate with other professionals.

  • Brain

    This is an overview of infant and child brain and nervous system development and function to further the understanding of why chiropractic care is so important for children with developmental delays.

  • Primitive reflexes

    The integration of primitive reflexes is essential for optimum function in all aeras of a child's life. You will learn to recognise potential outcomes of non-integration of specific reflexes and what this means for the child's health and wellbeing long term.

  • Child's first visit

    You will master the art of creating rapport while asking pertinent questions needed for guiding your care.

  • Child Examination

    Master the neurodevelopmental examination in a way that keeps the child engaged and gives you practical insight into how this child's nervous system functions

  • Child Adjustments

    Clear and concise demonstrations and verbal guidance to master child cranial adjustments. You will be able to integrate these into your existing 'toolbelt' to help more kids on Monday morning.

  • Retained Primitive Reflex Adjusting

    Learn how to give specific adjustments for specific retained primitive reflexes. This is the most powerful chiropractic care you will ever have learnt!

  • Movement & Nutrition

    These two modules give you essential, practical information for the advice you may want to provide for your families to ensure optimum results of your care. Dorte demonstrates how to stimulate a child’s brain through play, movement and exercise and discusses nutritional and dietary considerations for the whole family.

  • Switched-on Kids - Practical Application

    Learn how to add the Switched-on Kids protocol to your existing practice. Master how to make appropriate recommendations and follow ups to fill your practice with happy and healing children and their families.

About Dr. Dorte Bladt

Mum, Chiropractor, Educator, Author, International Speaker and specialist in chiropractic care for children

Dorte Bladt is the founder of Switched-on Kids and has been teaching the Switched-on Kids program to chiropractors nationally and internationally since 2006.

At the same time Dorte runs a busy family practice in Newcastle, Australia, where she mainly provides chiropractic care for children. She has a special interest in children with learning, attention, coordination and behavioural problems and is fascinated by the potential of retained primitive reflexes in these kids.

Dorte feels very strongly about the science and research concerning child health and development. In 2015 she started an international fundraising event called The Kids’ Summit. The purpose of The Kids’ Summit is to raise funds for research into chiropractic care for children while educating chiropractors in all aspects of children’s’ health and function. This is a very successful annual event which has raised over $150,000 for research into chiropractic care for children so far.

Dorte Bladt

Doctor of Chiropractic

Reviews

Heidi Upneck-Nel

5 star rating

“I loved this online seminar! Especially the combination of videos, handouts and extra reading materials. The content is exactly what I needed to feel confident and up to date with adjusting kids. Sign me up for the next one!”

“I loved this online seminar! Especially the combination of videos, handouts and extra reading materials. The content is exactly what I needed to feel confident and up to date with adjusting kids. Sign me up for the next one!”

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Caroline Triebold

5 star rating

“Well presented. Flowed well. Concepts were well thought out and presented.Dorte has a real passion for her work. Easy to follow with plenty of content. Toolbox gives references to articles . ”

“Well presented. Flowed well. Concepts were well thought out and presented.Dorte has a real passion for her work. Easy to follow with plenty of content. Toolbox gives references to articles . ”

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Anais Badon

5 star rating

“I discovered Dorte’s on-line course recently and I was amazed about her class! To be honest this e-learning is beyond what I expected: good quality videos (easy to follow even for a foreigner), quizzes (to be sure you got the essence of the chap...”

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“I discovered Dorte’s on-line course recently and I was amazed about her class! To be honest this e-learning is beyond what I expected: good quality videos (easy to follow even for a foreigner), quizzes (to be sure you got the essence of the chapter) and toolboxes with lots of references and articles (it is like a huge library well organized!). Everything you need to study and to integrate well all the information. Thank you Dorte, for bringing distance learning to the next level!”

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FAQ

  • Is the course only available for a limited period?

    No, once you purchase the course you have life time access. And you can watch the videos and read the files as many times as you wish.

  • Do I need to be tech savvy to take the course?

    Not at all. The course is running on a super intuitive platform making it really easy to navigate.

  • Can I take the course on my iPad?

    You can take the course on any device you prefer - even your smart phone. All you need is access to the internet.

  • How do I get access to the course?

    Just go to the top of this page and click Buy Now. After completing the checkout you will get an e-mail with your personal login information. And then you are ready to get started!

  • Do I have to pay the full amount straight away?

    Nope, we've enabled split payment so you can do three monthly payments of 200 AUD. Just scroll down a bit and chose the "3 Easy Payments" option.

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