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Day 1 - The Swallowing System: Back to the Basics June 2, 2018 Tiffani L. Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, LSVT Certified Clinician, MBSImP Registered Clinician To be able to accurately assess and develop a treatment plan for dysphagia, it is of the utmost importance to understand the system, including the muscles, central nervous system and cranial nerves. The ability to understand the neuroanatomy and physiology of a normal swallow will enable clinicians to more accurately complete their assessment,…Find out more »
These four online learning modules are offered by the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine CPE office and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD).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 »
Join us in Vancouver, BC on Jun 13-15, 2018 or the It Takes Two To Talk® Hanen certification workshop. This interactive and hands-on 3-day workshop offers effective and research-based strategies for involving parents in early intervention process that ensure best possible outcomes for young children and their families! Space is Limited and our workshops fill quickly! For more information or to register, email email@example.com or visit: http://www.hanen.org/Professional-Development/It-Takes-Two-to-Talk/2018-Jun-13-Vancouver-BC.aspxFind out more »
Join us in Vancouver, BC on June 14-17, 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…Find out more »
These four online learning modules are offered by the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine CPE office and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Dyspahgia management and neuromuscular care is a specialized area of practice with a growing evidence base to support a variety of rehabilitation interventions. The purpose of these modules are to familiarize swallowing clinicians and health care practitioners of this specialized body of knowledge. Using a case based approach Dr. Cleary illustrates current concepts and practice patterns.…Find out more »
Join us at a Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop in Edmonton, AB on June 18-20, 2018! 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 limited…Find out more »
EDMONTON PEDIATRIC DYSPHAGIA SYMPOSIUM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 Chair & Organizer of Scientific Program Hamdy El-Hakim, FRCS(ED), FRCS(ORL) University of Alberta Co-Chair & Organizer Wendy Johannsen, MSLP, R.SLP, S-LP(C) Stollery Children’s Hospital External Faculty & Guest Speakers: Julina Ongkasuwan, MD, FAAP, FACS Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital J.Paul Willging, MD Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Deepak Mehta, MD, FRCS(Ed),FRCS(ORL) Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital Claire Kane Miller, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP Cincinnati Children’s Hospital James W. Schroeder Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP…Find out more »
The International Symposium on Velopharyngeal Dysfunction, which has been endorsed by the American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA), will be held at The Grand Event Center, 820 Goodale Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43212 on September 14-15, 2018. Topics Include: State of the Art in VPD Outcomes Assessment Strategies for Achieving Valid and Reliable Perceptual Speech Judgments Approaches for Optimized VPD Imaging Surgical Management of VPD in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Quality of Life in Patients with VPD Speech Therapy Approaches for Children with…Find out more »
Save the Date! The Alberta Aphasia Camp is holding their 5th annual camp on September 14 - 16, 2018. The camp is targeted at adults who are living with aphasia. The camp focuses on both recreation and relaxation in a supported communication environment. Campers choose from activities, which are recreational (archery, hike, canoe, kayak, low ropes, orienteering, frisbee golf, etc), therapeutic (conversation groups, stretching, therapy apps, etc) and self-care (meditation, yoga, stress management, etc). The camp is held at…Find out more »