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May 2019

Workshop: Treating the Individual with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Treating the Individual with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach Date: Saturday May 25th, 2019 Workshop Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into treating the individual with ataxia. Treating the individual with ataxia can often be a very challenging experience for the clinician. Perhaps this is because we have focused on addressing the clinical symptoms rather than the underlying impairments. This workshop will explore primary impairments present in the individual with ataxia, current theoretical…

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Conference: 2019 TRO Conference – Niagara Falls, ON

May 29 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm

  20th Annual TRO Conference   Many TR practitioners, educators and students in the province look forward to the Annual TRO Conference to learn new innovate program ideas, stay current on the latest TR trends and research, earn Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) and connect with other TR professionals during the social networking opportunities. Website: https://www.trontario.org/education-research/annual-tro-conference/index.html Promo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=5VED1R8nPCU

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Forum: South West Community Stroke Forum

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

South West Community Stroke Forum When: May 30th, 2019 Where: St. Marys Golf & Country Club Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/southwestern-ontario-stroke-network-8157422019 Cost: Free to those working with stroke survivors and their families. The South West Community Stroke Forum brings together, community partners who work with stroke survivors and their caregivers to hear survivor stories, learn best practices, network, share resources and be inspired!   Agenda: Registration  Opening Remarks Intro/SWOSN Rapid Podium Presentations from Community Partners Lunch Display Booths Quick Learn - Health Literacy Coffee Applying Knowledge: Patient Story…

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June 2019

Workshop: Interventions for Memory & Aging – A Train The Trainer Workshop

June 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Interventions for Memory & Aging - A Train The Trainer Workshop Date: June 3rd, 2019 What is the Issue? Older adults notice changes in their memory, such as forgetting the name of someone they know well, misplacing their keys, or forgetting to do things they intended to do. These memory mistakes can be a source of significant worry and frustration. Many older adults are not clear whether these changes are normal and are looking for practical solutions to help them cope…

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Webinar: What Is Community Reintegration & How Can We Better Promote It

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What Is Community Reintegration & How Can We Better Promote It   Date: June 13th, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm Speaker: Dr. Mary Egan is a professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on the process of returning to valued occupations, both in the presence and the absence of therapy. She is also particularly interested in critical reflection on the difficulty of enabling valued activity in a world that often does not understand the complexity of this work. Objectives: This webinar will…

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Webinar: Managing Well-Being in Aphasia – An SLP’s Perspective

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Managing Well-Being in Aphasia - An SLP's Perspective Date: June 17th, 2019 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Presenter: Katerina Hilari, Ph.D. - City, University of London, UK Course Description This webinar will collate the evidence on the impact of aphasia on people’s social and emotional well-being. Clinical guidelines on managing well-being and the roles of the multi-disciplinary team will be summarized.  The focus will be on the role of the speech-language pathologist, including assessment and outcome measurement.  SLP interventions that directly…

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Workshop: NDTA Advanced Gait Course

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

NDTA Advanced Gait Course Date: June 19th - 23rd, 2019 Course Description: This five-day advanced course is designed for physical and occupational therapists working, with clients with stroke or brain injuries, interested in further developing their assessment and treatment skills to enhance the patient/client’s function in the upright posture. The interrelationship of the lower extremity with other body segments and systems is emphasized. Analysis of functional tasks, specifically the movement components that contribute to a person's independent performance of tasks…

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September 2019

Workshop: Getting Ready To Stand & Walk

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Getting Ready To Stand & Walk Date: Saturday September 7th, 2019 Workshop Description: This one-day workshop will present NDT principles related to preparation for and treating in function during standing and walking. The course will provide an opportunity for analysis of biomechanics and components of typical gait and the assessment of movement dysfunction in standing, and walking in clients with neurological deficits post CVA or brain injury. Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop the participants will be able to: …

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October 2019

Canadian Stroke Congress

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm

Canadian Stroke Congress Date: October 3rd, 4th, & 5th Where: Shaw Centre -  Ottawa, Ontario Join world leaders in stroke prevention, care and recovery at the Canadian Stroke Congress. The 2019 Congress - the top stroke meeting for learning, networking and connecting with colleagues from across Canada-- takes place in Ottawa from Oct. 3 to 5, 2019. The Call for Abstracts opens on March 4, 2019. This year's meeting focuses on the future of stroke:   Are we ready? Sessions and…

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Workshop: Developing Support & Reach In The Upper Extremity

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Developing Support & Reach In The Upper Extremity Date: Saturday October 19th, 2019 Workshop Description: This one-day workshop will present NDT principles related to coordinated movements of the trunk and upper extremity for active support in function and for developing reach. The workshop will provide an opportunity for analysis of the role of the upper extremity in function and the assessment of movement dysfunction in the upper extremity in clients with neurological deficits post CVA or brain injury. Learning Objectives:…

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