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May 2017

Fair: Brain Health Network

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

May 31, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Goodwill Career Centre 255 Horton St. East, London FREE ADMISSION. FUN FOR ALL AGES!  Celebrating the brain with expert speakers, art, games, brain food & much more! Agenda:  5:30pm to 6:30pm - The Brain & Mind Institute, Western University, panel presentations: -  Functional Neuroimaging in Parkinson’s Disease (Andrew Vo, Researcher) -  Cognitive Markers of Early Psychosis (Ana-Bianca Popa, Researcher) -  Epilepsy as a Network Disease: Recent Research for Clinical Advancement (Alenka Bullen,…

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June 2017

Conference: Best Practices Day 2017

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2A1 Canada
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Registration is open! Best Practices Day 2017: "Making the best use of rehabilitative care approaches across the continuum" Plenary Sessions with Leaders in the Field:  Dr. Kenneth Rockwood Jill I. Cameron, PhD Karen Truter, RN(EC) , MN, CHPCN(C) Pearl Gryfe, M.Sc., B.Sc.OT Reg (ON) Vincent Lo, PT, BSc.PT Prince Patient's Perspective This young actor's powerful story on how rehabilitation has played a key role in defining a new way of life after surviving a devastating fire. Other Conference Highlights: Rapid…

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Presentation: Aphasia Knowledge Exchange Day

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 100 Westmount Road
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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OSLA in Partnership with the Ontario Aphasia Centres Interest Group (OACIG) Present:  Aphasia Knowledge Exchange Day  Friday, June 2nd, 2017 9:00 am-4:00 pm Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph Linamar Auditorium 100 Westmount Rd, Guelph, Ontario Who should attend? Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Communicative Disorders Assistants, Social Service Workers, or other heath care providers working with or interested in the field of aphasia. What’s on the agenda?  • Specialty programs at the Aphasia Institute (Aphasia Institute),…

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Webinar: Taking Partner Training to the Next Level Using an Adult Learning Approach

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Aphasia Institute: Knowledge Exchange Course Title:   Taking partner training to the next level using an adult learning approach Presenters: Riva Sorin-Peters, Ph.D. Date & Time:   Monday, June 5, 12-1pm(EDT) This webinar is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Various level; Professional area) Course Description The life participation approach to aphasia supports access to communication for people with aphasia via family education and training. This presentation will describe a training program for speech-language pathologists that teaches them to apply adult learning strategies to…

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June Stroke Rounds: Interprofessional Stroke Core Competency Framework

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Supporting the Development of Stroke Expertise Using a Provincial Interprofessional Stroke Core Competency Framework                                           Date/Time:  Wednesday June 7, 2017, 0800-0900 hours EST Presenter:    Susan Jayne Bursey PT BSc.P.T., Regional Director, Northeastern Ontario Stroke Network                       Michelle Donald, BSc. OT Reg. (Ont.), MHM Regional Education Coordinator, North and East GTA Stroke Network Host Site:     The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus   (HOST SYSTEM: MCU-TOH-ID 401)  Objectives:  At the end of this presentation, the…

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Workshop: Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES)

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES) - Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - Western University <style> .feedback { display: none; } .flip { display: none; } #menu li.drop { background-image: none; } .tab2 { display:none; } .TabbedPanelsContentGroup { background:#fff; } #featurestory { border:none; } .TabbedPanelsTab { border-bottom:1px solid #bbb; } iframe { display:none; }< /style> The goal of this workshop is to provide senior fitness instructors with the tools to develop and instruct a community-based physical activity program for…

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Conference: Activity & Aging – Older, Faster, Stronger

June 9 @ 8:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm

The theme of this year’s event is Older Faster Stronger! R2A 2017 features two inspiring keynote speakers whose projects are currently making headlines! Dr. Stuart Phillips is a professor in Kinesiology and in the School of Medicine at McMaster University. His research focuses on diet- and exercise-induced changes in body composition. Dr. Phillips will discuss what, in his view, successful aging is and how it can be achieved with a higher quality of life. Dr. Aric Sudicky is passionate about…

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Workshop: Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia

June 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
BMO Centre, 295 Rectory Street
London, Ontario Canada
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This two hour interactive workshop is designed for health care professionals interacting with people who have aphasia, and others who know more than they can say e.g. people who do not speak English. The primary purpose of this workshop is to provide innovative communication solutions to increase communicative access for people with aphasia and other language disorders.   Learning objectives: By the end of the workshop, participants will: Develop an understanding of communication barriers to accessing stroke services Be exposed…

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Workshop: Choosing Assessment Tools & Using Everyday Items and Tasks to Treat Cognition

June 23 - June 24

Date: June 23-24, 2017 Location: Four Points by Sheraton, London, ON Presenter: Debby McQuillen BSc.OT OT Reg. (Ont.) is an occupational therapist at the Brampton Campus of the William Osler Health Centre. She possesses more than 30 years of experience working in the areas of neurological rehabilitation, long term care, MVA, on road driving assessments and acute care. She has worked and spoken across Canada on assessing and treating cognition. She presently works part time in outpatient neurological rehabilitation. Course Description:…

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Workshop: NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders

June 24 - June 25

  NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders June 24-25, 2017  --  Download Registration Form Location Back Work Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation 99 Northfield Drive East, Suite 102 Waterloo, ON   Course Description This two day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in…

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