INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY

Amanda Hall received her MPT from the University of Washington in 2001. She was certified as a Pediatric Clinical Specialist in 2011, and as an Assistive Technology Professional in 2017. She has developed a framework for pediatric and neuro intervention including casting and orthotic design based on developmental kinesiopathology, differential diagnosis, manual therapy, and alignment for therapeutic gait. Her framework has a strong focus in patient-centered treatment and adaptive design.  As a result, she has received mainstream media attention as the “Madcaster”, including features in MTV, UsWeekly, and ABC. At the HSC Pediatric Center in Washington, DC, she provides therapeutic casting and treatment for upper and lower extremities as well as orthotic, equipment, and assistive technology evaluations. Notable national presentations include: The Developmental Kinesiopathologal Model (NIH Grand Rounds), Therapeutic Casting: A Modern Clinical Pathway to Improve Outcomes (CSM 2019), Orthotic Device Design Using Movement System Diagnoses As A Guide (APPTAC 2019), and Are We Underserving the Pediatric Ankle? Supporting Development through a Multi-System Approach (CSM 2020).