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Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists

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March 2018

Blending Approaches to the Treatment of Neurological Disability

March 9 @ 8:30 am - March 11 @ 4:30 pm
Holiday Inn & Conference Centre Edmonton South, 4485 Gateway Blvd,
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5C3 Canada
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$389 - $799 64 tickets left

Putting the Pieces Together Across the Lifespan Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR Edmonton, AB Workshop Synopsis: This dynamic three-day workshop will emphasize clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills helpful in the treatment of functional movement and sensory processing problems across the lifespan. This hands-on learning opportunity is designed for professionals who support children and adults with a wide variety of neurological disabilities. A holistic, blended approach will weave together concepts of sensory processing intervention with Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), widening the lens of…

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Promoting Healthy Sexual Expression for Individuals with Disabilities

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Alberta Teachers Association, Room 120, 11010-142 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
$55 - $125 56 tickets left

Shaniff Esmail, PhD, MSc Edmonton, AB   Workshop Synopsis: Physical and mental changes associated with an illness or injury can affect our clients’ sexual health adjustment. This workshop will explore the impact of disability and illness on sexual identity and functioning. The session will provide strategies when dealing with individuals with physical or mental disabilities. Specific approaches will be provided when dealing with physical disabilities as well as individuals with intellectual challenges, Autism, FASD, Down Syndrome and mental illness. Although…

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April 2018

Mealtime Miseries: Management of Complex Feeding Issues

April 20 @ 8:30 am - April 21 @ 4:30 pm
Alberta Teachers Association, Room 120, 11010-142 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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$295 - $495 25 tickets left

Elizabeth Clawson, MS, Ph.D., LCP, HSPP and Carol Elliott, B.S., OTR/L   How does feeding, a process so integral to the child’s health and well-being, go awry? The focus of this two-day course is on the Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eatTM) model integrating oral motor therapy techniques and behavioral management for the treatment of complex feeding problems. It will cover innovative strategies and case examples to address oral aversion, food refusal, poor transition onto solid foods, texture grading, learning to…

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May 2018

Webinar – MagnusCards: Assistive Technology as a Life Skills Companion for Individuals with Cognitive Special Needs

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$5 - $10 150 tickets left

Description: This webinar will cover an overview of Magnusmode, our free mobile app MagnusCards, a demo of how to use it and ending with a discussion/question period. Magnusmode leverages technology in fun and innovative ways to help adults and children with special needs to live with greater independence and inclusion. MagnusCards provides digital how-to guides with text, audio and visual instructions for activities at home and in the community, such as making breakfast, money management or grocery shopping. Corporations like CIBC,…

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June 2018

June Second Offering – Dysphagia – Basic and/or Intermediate

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 3 @ 4:30 pm
Holiday Inn & Conference Centre Edmonton South, 4485 Gateway Blvd,
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5C3 Canada
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$130 - $535

Day 1 - The Swallowing System: Back to the Basics June 2, 2018 Tiffani L. Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, LSVT Certified Clinician, MBSImP Registered Clinician To be able to accurately assess and develop a treatment plan for dysphagia, it is of the utmost importance to understand the system, including the muscles, central nervous system and cranial nerves.  The ability to understand the neuroanatomy and physiology of a normal swallow will enable clinicians to more accurately complete their assessment, diagnosis and…

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