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Are you a Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine alumni or clinical placement supervisor? You're invited to the Alumni-Student BBQ on Friday, September 22, 2017, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Corbett Quad (8205-114 St). Come enjoy great food, company and draw prizes as we welcome students and greet alumni as they return to campus for Alumni Weekend! More details at rehabilitation.ualberta.ca/alumni. Register by September 15 at bit.ly/AlumStudentBBQ.Find out more »
A three-day dynamic and hands-on course geared towards speech language pathologists and dental professionals specializing in oral rest posture and tongue thrust swallowing remediation. Therapists will be guided step by step through the Oral Rest Posture Program (ORPP) assessment and treatment protocols. This course is taught by two practicing and registered SLPs who are also certified Orofacial Myologists.Find out more »
The diagnosis and treatment of children with CAS is complex and challenging in any clinical setting, especially for those children who present with multiple issues. Realizing a differential diagnosis is essential for developing appropriate treatment goals, selecting stimuli and building a treatment plan. This course will examine recent research that will teach clinicians how to move forward with clinical decision making for children with CAS. Additionally we will consider assessment procedures, including standardized tools and dynamic assessments, but will focus…Find out more »
Join us in Fraser Valley (Abbbotsford), BC on Oct 11-13, 2017 for the It Takes Two to Talk® Hanen Certification workshop! This 3-day workshop is for Speech-Language pathologists who work with young children with language delays (birth to 5 years) and their families. With hands-on interactive training, you’ll learn effective, research-based strategies for involving parents in the early intervention process to ensure the best possible outcomes for their child. When you take It Takes Two to Talk, you will be…Find out more »
This PODD Introductory Workshop teaches both theory and practice related to the development and implementation of PODD communication books. PODD communication books can assist people with significant communication challenges to support their understanding of language and their use of expressive language. PODD is a tool providing organized vocabulary that enables users to communicate spontaneous and unpredicted messages. PODD communication books are designed for varying language, communication, sensory and physical access needs. This workshop is for Speech Language pathologists, teachers, parents,…Find out more »
Help change someone’s life – teach them to communicate with the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)! PECS uses picture exchange to develop communication skills in children and adults with autism and other learning difficulties. PECS is easy to access, affordable to implement and evidence-based as one of the most effective interventions. This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind the Picture Exchange Communication System and the protocols for how to appropriately implement the six phases of…Find out more »
This workshop will review normal simultaneous and sequential bilingual language development, describe characteristics of language disorder (vs. a difference) as well as discuss how bilingual S-LPs can dynamically assess and effectively intervene with bilingual and multicultural children diagnosed with language and literacy impairments. Learning Objectives: After the completion of this workshop the participants will be able to: Describe characteristics of primary language impairment vs. subtractive language acquisition Compare and contrast simultaneous and sequential bilingual language development including important bilingual language…Find out more »
A rare opportunity in transgender voice training – get background and training in one conference! Learn how to facilitate transgender voice training from expert clinicians in an intensive, practical course. Get up to date in transgender cultural awareness Chat to professionals from other disciplines and people from the transgender community. It’s all at the CPATH (Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health) biannual conference in Vancouver, October 25 – 29, 2017. And this year there is a lot on offer for…Find out more »
Don't miss out on the great speaker line-up. Hot topics include: Assessment of English Language Learners Augmentative and Alternative Communication Capacity Assessment and MAiD Childhood Apraxia of Speech Successful Management of Hearing Loss Supporting Early Relationships – Implications for EHDI Working with Indigenous Populations For more information on speakers and topics: 2017 ACSLPA Conference Submit a poster to share at our new Celebrating Practice Wine and Cheese Reception! Submission deadline is September 22, 2017. For more details, go to Celebrating Practice Wine…Find out more »