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January 2020

SAOT Annual General Meeting 2020

January 30 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Summit Room, 5920 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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Free 37 tickets left

Join us for the SAOT AGM 2020. 6:15 – Registration 6:30 – AGM and Awards Presentations 7:15 – Guest Speaker Jon Jon Rivero 8:00 – Networking wine and cheese Keynote Speaker, Jon Jon Rivero presents: AWETHENTRICITY: The Awesome Art of Owning Your Authenticity & Influencing Others In this energizing keynote, AWETHENTRICITY: The Awesome Art of Owning Your Authenticity & Influencing Others, educators reconnect with their authentic awesome selves so that they can promote proactive mental health awareness and meaningfully influence…

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February 2020

Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention

February 12 @ 8:30 am - February 14 @ 4:30 pm
Hotel Ruby Foo’s- Montreal, QC, 7655 bl. Décarie
Montreal, Quebec H4P 2H2 Canada
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This three-day workshop will provide an integrated theoretical connection about the neurological interplay between attachment, developmental trauma and sensory processing issues. Participants will develop an understanding of the use of relational attunement as a regulatory influence that supports and stabilizes the arousal and sensory processing systems. This workshop will uniquely blend the integration of attunement skills with sensory processing intervention. Therapists, teachers, and parents will learn how to put these two distinct interventions together as a mechanism for the development…

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March 2020

Decoding Autism

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 14 @ 4:30 pm
Maple Leaf Room, Lister Centre, 11613-87Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
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$245 – $445 58 tickets left

Presented by: Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR, C/NDT A presentation of pioneering research in the neurobiology of autism with treatment strategies supporting people who work with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Topics explored will include epigenetics, the immune system, sensory contributions, functional movement, complex behaviour and co-regulation. Whether you are an educator, therapist of any kind, psychologist, physician, caregiver or keen parent, you will develop a deeper understanding of the brain-body science of ASD, and develop evidence-informed treatment and holistic therapy…

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June 2020

Functional Cognition: Cognitive Rehabilitation Assessment and Intervention Methods with Joan Toglia

June 4 @ 8:00 am - June 5 @ 4:00 pm

Functional Cognition: Cognitive Rehabilitation Assessment and Intervention Methods Instructor: Joan Toglia PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Dates: Thursday, June 4 – Friday, June 5, 2020 Location: Hotel Clique Calgary Airport Cost: $650. + GST (5%) Early Bird Rate, $700. + GST (5%) after May 1, 2020 Price includes handouts, breakfast, breaks and lunches. A block of rooms will be held at the Hotel Clique Calgary Airport until May 14, 2020. Please call and book your accommodation: (403) 460 9588 (front desk). Code…

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Understanding & Managing Vision Deficits: A Practical Guide for Therapists

June 5 @ 8:30 am - June 6 @ 3:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Summit Room, 5920 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$245.00 – $445.00 26 tickets left

This seminar is designed to help therapists develop a comprehensive understanding of vision and how vision can impact on the therapy process.  A three-component model of vision will be presented stressing the importance of optical, visual efficiency and visual information processing disorders.  A screening battery that allows therapists to test for the most common vision problems will be presented.  Treatment options will be discussed at length including both compensatory strategies and rehabilitative techniques (vision therapy).  A therapy sequence for eye…

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