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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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November 2017

Advanced Workshop on Management of Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Edmonton Clinical Health Academy, 2490, 11405 - 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton,
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The date for the Advanced Workshop on Management of Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients is fast approaching. We have three invited speakers, local speakers, and a very special guest! Please RSVP before November 16 if you can attend. We now have remote connection details for those of you who are unable to come to Edmonton: http://rehabmed.ualberta.ca/livestream/dysphagia Livestreaming during the event will be available through this link.  

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$450

PECS Level 1 Training – Edmonton, AB

November 20, 2017 - November 21, 2017
TBD, Vancouver, 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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2017 WCCDS Jones Memorial Lecture

November 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Alberta, Ed N2-115
Edmonton,
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  ASL interpreters and CART services will be available. If you are not able to make it to campus on November 20, the event will be available via live-stream access: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsL_oN8RKxLedlQkXS44z6Q/live    

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$275 - $535

Dysphagia – Basic and/or Intermediate

November 25, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre, 4520 - 76 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 0A5 Canada
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Day 1 - The Swallowing System: Back to the Basics November 25, 2017 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, diagnosis and…

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December 2017
$782.25 - $992.25

Hanen’s Learning Language and Loving It™ Workshop

December 4, 2017 - December 6, 2017
Calgary Board of Education, 1221 8th Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0L4 Canada
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Join us at a Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop in Calgary, AB on December 4-6, 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 limited…

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992.25$

Hanen’s Learning Language and Loving It™ Workshop

December 4, 2017 - December 6, 2017
Calgary Board of Education, 1221 8th Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0L4 Canada
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Join us at a Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop in Calgary, AB on December 4-6, 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 limited…

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$795 - $995

Hanen’s Learning Language and Loving It™ Workshop

December 6, 2017 - December 8, 2017
Edmonton, AB, Stoney Plain (Edmonton), AB Canada + Google Map

Join us at a Learning Language and Loving It™ Certification Workshop in Edmonton, AB on December 6-8! 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 and…

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$USD750

Introduction to PROMPT

December 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 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.

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Communication Assistant Course – Jan 22-Mar 2, 2018

December 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is offering a limited time only, free, online training course for direct service professionals, personal support workers and attendants who assist individuals with disabilities when communicating in their communities. Many people with communication disabilities require assistance when communicating with unfamiliar people.  The course will provide generic guidelines and strategies on ways to assist people who are over 18 years, have unclear speech and, or use a communication board or device.  Please note: This is a…

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January 2018

Five-day Advanced PODD workshop

January 8 @ 8:30 am - January 12 @ 5:00 pm
Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, 12501 14 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2W 2Y8 Canada
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This intensive advanced PODD course is for people who have completed at least a two-day Official Introductory PODD workshop and are now seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills. (Note: Completion of an advanced PODD course is a prerequisite for people who are interested in applying for certification as a PODD presenter in the future.) Course Description: This course aims to build on current knowledge and fluency using PODD communication books for individuals who have begun to implement these…

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