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June 2017

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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September 2017

Course: NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury

September 14

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!   NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury   DATES:             Part 1: September 14 – 17, 2017 Part 2: September 28 – October 1, 2017 Part 3: October 26 - 29, 2017 Part 4: November 9 – 12, 2017   LOCATION:   Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 2nd Floor Auditorium   FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Phone: 416-597-3422 ext. 3448 Email: conferences@uhn.ca   Website: click here  

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Retreat: Ontario Aphasia Retreat Day 2017

September 23

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Location: Woodeden Easter Seals Camp 2311 Oxford St W, London, ON N6K 4P1 Application: Every participant must fill out an application form. Due: Submit by Monday July 31, 2017 to Alexis Dickson.  Send your application and payment to: Alexis Dickson March of Dimes Canada 10 Overlea Blvd Toronto, Ontario M4H 1A4 Email : adickson@marchofdimes.ca Phone : 1 800 263 3463 x 7756 ** Please note that submitting an application…

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Conference: Back to School – Acquired Brain Injury; Across the Ages

September 28 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Toronto ABI Network and PIA Law are pleased to co-host the Back to School Conference Thursday, September 28th, 2017   TIME Registration from 7:30am – 8:50am Program begins at 8:50am Cocktail reception to follow immediately after the conference at 4:15pm LOCATION The Carlu - 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor, Toronto You may enter off College Street (by the Winners and Tim Hortons) or from Yonge Street (south of College). You will find the elevators to the 7th floor located…

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October 2017

Webinar: Transforming Rehabilitative Care in Ontario: RCA Update

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Transforming Rehabilitative Care in Ontario: RCA Update The Rehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) is working with LHINs and health service providers to strengthen and standardize rehabilitative care across the province. This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the work underway for the next two years in areas such as: Standardized evaluation of rehabilitative care services Implementation of rehabilitative care best practices for patients with hip fractures and TJR Rehabilitative data collection in outpatient/ambulatory settings This is the first in a…

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Rounds: Provincial Stroke Rounds

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network Presents Provincial Stroke Rounds: Stroke Mimics - A Diagnostic Challenge   Topic:  Stroke Mimics: A Diagnostic Challenge Presenter:  Dr. Ghazala Iffat Basir, Neurologist Date:  Wednesday October 4th, 2017 Time:  8:00 am - 9:00 am EST Videoconference Event ID #: 73204092 Host Site: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (Site 55 System 11)                    Webcast: Live & Archived Audio Line (long distance rates apply): (905) 415-5795 To Register: Contact your OTN Telehealth Coordinator to reserve your system   Objectives: At…

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Workshop: Function in the Upright Posture: NDT Intermediate Level Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders

October 14 - October 15

  NDT Intermediate Workshop In the Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke or Brain Injury Dates: October 14-15, 2017  --  Download Registration Form Location: Back Work Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation 99 Northfield Drive East, Suite 102 Waterloo, ON Course description: This two-day workshop will present NDT principles related to coordinated movements of the trunk and upper extremity for active support in function, through transitional movement, for developing reach and open chain activities.   The course will provide an opportunity for…

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