Conferences, Seminars & Workshops

ACSLPA provides these workshop and conference listings for your information. Posting an event does not imply endorsement.

Please Note: Speech-language pathologists or audiologists from outside of Alberta, and not registered with ACSLPA, conducting a speech-language pathology or audiology training course or clinical presentation in Alberta must be registered with ACSLPA with Courtesy Registration before providing professional services. Please contact ACSLPA.

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May 2017

OASIS 3rd Annual Speech and Hearing Month

May 6 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 5:00 pm

Come join us to learn about communication health and disorders, the myths and facts of speech and hearing, and to participate in activities including raise your voice for rehab med and listen with your brain!

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Introduction to PROMPT

May 24 @ 9:00 am - May 26 @ 4:30 pm
Holiday Inn Express Spruce Grove, 201 Jennifer Heil Way
Spruce Grove , AB Canada
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This program is offered for 1.8 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area). This workshop focuses on technique and learning the four levels (Parameter, Syllable, Complex and Surface) of prompting that support the broader, holistic philosophy and approach of PROMPT. Instructor Disclosure: Jodi Sommer is an independent contractor and is compensated by the PROMPT Institute for this role. She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose. All workshops run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM each day, unless otherwise noted on…

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Conference – Autism Spectrum Disorder

May 25 @ 9:00 am - May 26 @ 3:00 pm
Mount Royal University, Rodrick Mah Centre for Continuing Learning
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Reference + Regulate – Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Presenter:  David Loyst Workshop for parents and professionals May 25, 2017 - Introduction workshop $225 May 26, 2017 - Implementation workshop $225 Click here for the Conference Brochure (PDF) For more information:

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June 2017

PECS Level 1 Training – Burnaby, BC

June 1 - June 2
TBD, Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

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…

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Hanen’s It Takes Two To Talk® Workshop

June 1 - June 3
Calgary, AB, Calgary, AB Canada + Google Map

Join us in Calgary, AB on June 1-3, 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 certified to…

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Canada 150 Rehab Med Family Fun Day 2017

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Corbett Hall front lawn, 8205-114 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4 Canada
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Join us for a FREE Family Fun Day, an opportunity for kids to learn about physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology, enjoy the bouncy castle slide, face painting and balloon twisters, meet the University of Alberta mascots Guba and Patches and enjoy a free icecream sundae and T-shirt!   PLUS, help us celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by adding your handprint to our Canada 150 mural and sharing your photos with us!   A great opportunity for alumni and students…

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Comfort Feeding Only: Considerations for Feeding at End of Life

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar will provide an overview of practices and evidence related to feeding at end of life. The presentation will be supplemented by case examples and will utilize a quality improvement lens to discuss potential challenges and approaches when implementing a Comfort Feeding Only policy. Learning Outcomes: Participants will: Gain perspectives into variation in terminology related to comfort feeding practices, and will also be asked to reflect on how different interprofessional environments may impact feeding protocols at end of life.…

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Dr. Mark Ylvisaker Honorary Lecture – Executive Functions in Students with Acquired Brain Injury

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
BMO Institute for Learning, 3550 Pharmacy Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1W3E8 Canada
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Executive Functions in Students with Acquired Brain Injury Dr. Lyn S. Turkstra, PhD Executive functions (EFs) are a set of skills used to achieve goals in everyday life, including communication and academic goals for students at all levels of education. In this workshop, we will generate a working definition of EFs and use this definition to identify practice methods for assessment and intervention. Our focus will be on students with acquired brain injuries (ABI), but there is strong evidence that…

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$795 - $995

Hanen’s More Than Words® Workshop

June 17 - June 19
Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map

Join us in Calgary, AB on June 17-19, 2017  to learn how to make the biggest difference for young children with autism and their families. The More Than Words workshop is newly updated to provide you with even more effective tools for zeroing in on the very specific needs of young children with autism and addressing those needs with evidence-based, family-centered techniques. Updates include a new assessment and goal-setting framework, as well as enhanced intervention strategies that target the most…

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Hanen’s Learning Language and Loving It™ Workshop

June 20 - June 22

Join us at a Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop in Calgary, AB on June 20-22, 2017 ! If you or someone you know trains or consults to educators of young children, the Hanen Centre has a training opportunity that's worth investing in. The Learning Language and Loving It Certification Workshop equips you to deliver an evidence-based training to educators that has been shown to change teacher interactive behaviour in the long-term and increase children's language use. Space is…

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