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May 2019

Online course – Wheelchair & Seated Mobility: Assessment and Prescription

May 6 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Online, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4 Canada
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$50 – $250

It is critical that rehab professionals working with clients with seating needs have a thorough understanding of the factors that impact manual wheelchair propulsion, seating, and positioning. This online course covers theoretical models guiding seating practice, client centered assessment, common wheelchair types, wheelchair set up for effective propulsion, common seating components, goal setting, and management of commonly encountered postural deformities. Through this online course participants will gain a better understanding of the factors involved in client assessment and wheelchair/seating prescription.…

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June 2019

Getting Kids “In Sync” at Home and School – NEW Date Added!

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Summit Room, 5920 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$175.00 – $285.00 59 tickets left

Some children resist participating in family and school activities or respond in unusual ways to ordinary sensations of touch and movement, sights and sounds. Because of a common disability called Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), they don't behave as we expect – not because they won’t, but because they can’t. SPD interferes with the neurological process of organizing information about ordinary sensations that we get from our body and environment to use in daily life.  A child, adolescent or adult with SPD may…

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Getting Kids “In Sync” at Home and School – June 14, 2019 – SOLD OUT

June 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, 2nd Floor, 5920 Gateway Blvd NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$175 – $285 Sold out

Some children resist participating in family and school activities or respond in unusual ways to ordinary sensations of touch and movement, sights and sounds. Because of a common disability called Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), they don't behave as we expect – not because they won’t, but because they can’t. SPD interferes with the neurological process of organizing information about ordinary sensations that we get from our body and environment to use in daily life.  A child, adolescent or adult with SPD may…

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Parent Workshop – Sensory Savvy Activities at Home and School

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Summit Room, 5920 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$35 – $60 85 tickets left

Do you have a child who struggles with sensory processing challenges? Does your child have difficulty functioning at home? At school? Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child, is coming to Edmonton! Join Carol and co-presenter, Julia Berry, for this hands-on workshop designed to teach you strategies that will help your child develop sensory-motor, social, and language skills.  Using simple items like paper plates, bubble wrap, bicycle inner tubes, and other loose parts, participants will learn enjoyable ways to…

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Shift Concussion Management – Level 2 Course

June 21 - June 23
Executive Royal Hotel Calgary, 2828 23 St NE
Calgary, AB
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$950

Our Level 2 Program is separated into two parts: Vestibular and Ocular Rehabilitation Methods and Complex Case Management with Cervical Treatment Considerations. When: June 21 – 23, 2019 (3 full days) Where: The Executive Royal Hotel, 2828 23 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8T4 Cost: $950 + HST Who: The course is open to Physiotherapists, Physicians, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Optometrists, and Athletic Therapists and other Rehabilitation Professionals. Our Level 2 program provides complex management training for rehabilitation professionals. This program…

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