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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 24 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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April 2020

There is Always Something That Works: Supporting Individuals with Challenging Behaviours

April 15 - April 16

Block Building Therapies is pleased to bring Dr. Tim Feeney, Clinical Psychologist back to Winnipeg in April, 2020. Since our last 2 day workshop with Dr. Feeney in 2012, attendees, educators and clinicians have been asking when he will be returning to Winnipeg. Finally, Dr. Feeney is coming back to share his excellent knowledge and experience in his work with students and adults with complex behavioural needs. Please find attached our poster for his upcoming hands-on workshop. Bring your most…

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Cost of Future Care & Functional Testing: Preparing Defensible Life Care Plans

April 24 - April 25
Simon Fraser University Downtown Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6J4S5 Canada
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$649

Don't miss this upcoming two day course offering in Vancouver. Previously sold out 4 times in Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver and back by popular demand as Jodi Fischer is a leading occupational therapist, dynamic speaker, and educator who has lectured throughout North America on Life Care Planning and Functional Testing. Learn the latest foundational principles of LCP practice, a researched methodology, practical assessment skills and protocols, and how to be a valuable expert witness. While this course focuses on Life…

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FMT BLADES & BLADES ADVANCED -RED DEER, AB- APRIL 25-26

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 3:00 pm
the forum, The Forum 232 Spruce St #105
Red Deer,, AB T4E 1B4 Canada
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$300 – $600

Until now, choices were limited if you wanted to learn how instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) could integrate into your patient/athlete care. You had to buy expensive tools and attend an expensive class that locked you into one way of utilizing IASTM. Not anymore. The term IASTM or “Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation” is commonly paired with the image of steel tools and deep tissue work that can cause redness and bruising on the skin. FMT IASTM certification courses…

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May 2020

FMT ROCKPODS & ROCKFLOSS – CALGARY, AB – MAY 23-24

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 3:00 pm
lifemark, LifeMark Repsol 2225 McLeod Trail South
Calgary, AB T2G 5B6 Canada
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$350 – $600

Until now, choices were limited if you wanted to learn how to treat with medical cups. You had to read a book or attend an expensive class that locked you into treating patients with specific, complex protocols. Not anymore The term ‘flossing’ is commonly associated with the image of a thick rubber band wrapped around an athlete’s large muscles, however; ‘floss bands’ are an excellent tool for clinical care and a valuable tool for your patient’s and athlete’s self care…

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