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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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September 2018
$745 - $945

Hanen It Takes Two To Talk® Workshop

September 26, 2018 - September 28, 2018
Edmonton, AB,

Join us in Edmonton, AB on September 26-28, 2018 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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$285 - $325

Private Practice Bootcamp

September 29, 2018 @ 8:30 am - September 30, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Room 152, Orange Hub (formerly MacEwan West Campus), 10045-156 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Are you thinking about starting a private practice? Are you already in private practice but need some new information? This workshop brings together a host of presenters to address many of the questions and considerations for those looking at beginning or expanding a private practice. Developing Your Business Plan, Financing & Incorporation – Alberta Women Entrepeneurs – Business Advisor Accounting & Record Keeping – Pei San Chan, CA – Donnelly & Co. LLP Private Practice Insurance – Dave Douglas – HDF Insurance Establishing Your…

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October 2018

EODAF 5th Dementia Awareness Conference

October 4, 2018 - October 6, 2018
Double Tree Hilton, Edmonton AB, 166150-109 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5P 4K8 Canada
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Early Onset Dementia Alberta Foundation (EODAF) is committed to building dementia awareness for those living with dementia under 65 years of age. The care partners and family face additional issues which have a high impact on stress in the home. Some of the additional issues are the loss of employment, living with dementia changes, dependents, financial commitments, being a physically fit person with dementia and having a primary care partner needing to work full time. EODAF Annual Building Dementia Awareness…

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$10

Autism Alberta’s Alliance Launch Event

October 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mount Royal University, Rodrick Mah Centre for Continuing Learning
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Building a Continuum of Opportunity Please join us for a day of facilitated conversations, presentations and community building activities with stakeholders from across Alberta. Date:       Monday, October 15th, 2018 Location: Mount Royal University, Ross Glenn Hall 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 Time:       9:00am - 4:00pm The day's session will be offered at no charge to participants. (A nominal $10 fee will be charged to offset partial costs of a catered lunch). To…

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HANEN More Than Words Certification

October 16, 2018 @ 8:30 am - October 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Tri Village Room, 1st Floor 201 Jennifer Heli Way Spruce Grove (Edmonton), AB T7X 0T3, 201 Jennifer Heil Way
Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada
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This workshop is registered for 2.2 ASHA CEUs This workshop includes a mandatory pre-workshop assignment designed to prepare participants for the workshop (approx. 3-4 hours). Because of the importance of this assignment, it must be completed and submitted no later than 5 days prior to the start of the workshop. Failure to submit the assignment will result in the loss of the participant’s spot in the workshop. Refunds will not be provided.

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Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton 11th Annual Autism Conference

October 22, 2018
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB - Alberta T5B 0J2 Canada
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Join Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton for their 11th Annual Autism Conference! They will be offering the first day of their conference with Dr. Tony Attwood on Monday, October 22, 2018 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Dr. Attwood is a renowned clinical psychologist known for his knowledge of Asperger’s Syndrome and has written several publications on Asperger’s Syndrome. His book Asperger’s Syndrome – A Guide for Parents and Professionals has sold over 300,000 copies and has been translated into 20…

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750$USD

Bridging PROMPT

October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
From Play To Words, #6-20 Mcleod Ave
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 3Y1 Canada
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Please note that you must complete the Introduction to PROMPT Technique workshop prior to registering for this Bridging PROMPT Technique to Intervention workshop. This program is not eligible for ASHA CEU's. Instructor Disclosure:  Jodi Sommer is an independent contractor and is compensated by the PROMPT Institute for this role.  She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose. This presentation will focus exclusively on the PROMPT method and will not include information on other similar or related speech therapy methodology. Click here for a…

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November 2018
$595.00

Accent on Canadian English Workshop

November 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Wyndham Garden Airport Hotel, 11 Freeport Cres. NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 0T4 Canada + Google Map

Accent on Canadian English “Train the Trainer” Workshop - Accent Modification Learn to accurately assess Canadian English pronunciation and provide effective accent modification to your clients

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cdn495.00

Smart But Scattered – Improving Executive Skills to Promote School Success

November 15, 2018 - November 16, 2018
Aurora Room Lister Centre Conference Centre, 11613 - 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
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Youngsters with poor executive skills are disorganized or forgetful, have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments, forget to bring home the materials to complete homework or forget to hand homework in. They may rush through work or dawdle, or they make careless mistakes that they fail to catch. They don’t know where to begin on long-term assignments, and they put the assignment off until the last minute in part because they have trouble judging…

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USD$750.00

Introduction to PROMPT

November 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
From Play To Words, #6-20 Mcleod Ave
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 3Y1 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. This presentation will focus exclusively on the PROMPT method and will not include information on other similar or related speech therapy methodology. Instructor Disclosure: Jodi Sommer is an independent contractor and is compensated by the PROMPT Institute for this role. She has…

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$499

World Congress on Epilepsy and Brain Disorders

November 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Portswood Road V & A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001 South Africa
Cape Town, 8001 South Africa
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World Congress on Epilepsy and Brain Disorders (Epilepsy Congress 2018) is planned to be held in Cape Town, South Africa amid November 22-23, 2018. Epilepsy Congress 2018 will set a stage for educators, Epileptologist, Brain Surgeons, Neuro specialists and researchers to give an inclusive talk about approach towards Epilepsy and Treatment explore with the help of Organizing Committee Members. Along these lines, Epilepsy Congress 2018 respects the Psychiatrist, Medical Professionals, Neurologist, doctors, and understudy delegates from Epilepsy and Treatment areas…

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January 2019

Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton 11th Annual Autism Conference

January 24 - January 25
River Cree Resort and Casino, 300 E Lapotac Blvd.
Edmonton , AB T7X 3Y3 Canada
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Join Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton for their 11th Annual Autism Conference. Conference day 2 and day 3 will be on January 24th and 25th, 2019 at River Cree Resort & Casino. This conference attracts the latest in autism research and science to Edmonton and has become the largest of its kind in Western Canada. This event will also feature experts in the field of autism including New York Times best-selling author Steve Silberman, Dr. Pamela Wolfberg, Ken Robertson, Lonnie…

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February 2019

Arrowsmith Method Research Update/Presentation

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On February 21st 2019, Dr. Greg Rose from Southern Illinois University, and Drs Lara Boyd and Rachel Weber, both from University of British Columbia, will present their latest research about the Arrowsmith Program: Behavior Relationships in Children with Learning Disabilities – Dr. Lara Boyd Benefits of Arrowsmith Training on Brain Connectivity and Neuropsychological Measures – Dr. Greg Rose Neurocognitive and Behavioral Outcomes of the Arrowsmith Program – Dr. Rachel Weber For more details about this event please click here. Opportunities…

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PROMPT- Introduction to PROMPT

February 25 @ 9:00 am - February 27 @ 4:30 pm
From Play To Words, #125, 20 Westwind Drive
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 0Y5 Canada
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Cost: $750 USD /  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. This presentation will focus exclusively on the PROMPT method and will not include information on other similar or related speech therapy methodology. Instructor Disclosure:  Jodi Sommer is an independent contractor and is compensated by the PROMPT Institute for…

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March 2019

Developing Language and Literacy…the Animated Literacy Workshop

March 4 - March 5
Executive Royal Hotel Calgary, 2828 - 23 Street NE
Calgary,
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Cost: $325.50 / This workshop will show participants how to use the universal stages of language development to create 'scaffolds' that enable students to rise from simple to increasingly complex language skills and concepts in an emotionally supportive environment. Strategies used include children's literature, storytelling, pattern songs, gestures, sound manipulation and drawing and labeling activities. It is appropriate for speech language pathologists/assistants and educators.

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Autism Awareness Centre Inc. Presents:

March 7 - March 8
Fantasyland Hotel, 17700 – 87 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada
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Cost: $165 - $315 /  Bo Hejlskov Elvén - Self Control and Challenging Behaviour: The Why’s and What’s of Behaviour Management in Autism and Carol Burmeister - Strengthen Executive Function Skills to Decrease Negative Behaviors and Build Positive Behaviors

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Critical Care: Dysphagia, Communication and Artificial Airway Management

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
St.Paul’s Hospital Lecture Theatre 1477, 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6 Canada
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Cost $150 / Speech-Language Pathology at Providence Health Care is pleased to announce that registration has begun for the half-day workshop to be led by Dr. Amy Freeman-Sanderson in Vancouver on March 11, 2019. This multidisciplinary workshop aims to provide clinicians with an updated and focused toolkit for working with patients with artificial airways who have communication and swallowing difficulties. There will be a focus on patients with a tracheostomy. Learning strategies will include a mixture of presentation of new…

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Across the ASD Spectrum

March 14 - March 15
Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3P7 Canada
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Cost: $250 CAD (early bird) / $150 CAD parents / Offering new perspectives on Autism and our response to it, our presenters will provide evidence- based and personal experiences of Autism as a shared human experience. Please join us for a thought provoking, information filled two days focusing on Autism and relationships featuring author and therapist, Barry Prizant, author of Uniquely Human and Kristine and Jake Mastronardi, mother and son. Kristine is an RDI © certified therapist and Jake lives…

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Orofacial Rest Posture Program (ORPP) Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs

March 15
TBD, Winston Golf Course
Calgary, Alberta T2E 3Z3 Canada
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Cost: $250 / The ORPP Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs course is a one-day course aimed at highlighting the key link between orofacial myofunctional disorders and articulation. Target Audience: School and preschool-based speech language pathologists. Learning Objectives: At the end of this one-day course attendees will be able to: Define, screen and identify children with orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs) including poor oral rest posture and tongue thrust swallowing. Determine appropriate early intervention to help minimize the impact…

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Mental Health First Aid

March 20 - March 21

Cost: $250 + gst / Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a nationally recognized two-day workshop involving twelve hours of instruction and is recognized for continuing education credits with numerous licensing bodies. The topics covered in this workshop include: Substance-related disorders including crisis response for an overdose Mood-related disorders including crisis response for suicidal behaviour Anxiety and trauma-related disorders including crisis response for a panic attack & crisis response for acute stress reaction Psychotic disorders including crisis response for a psychotic…

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