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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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December 2017
$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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Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton 10th Annual Conference

January 24 - January 26
Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort,

Join us for our 10th Annual Autism Conference January 24th-26th, 2018. The 3-day conference at Rogers Place and Edmonton Marriot River Cree will showcase best-selling author of The Leader in Me - Sean Covey.  Other guest speakers include Amy Laurent, Michael John Carley, and Dr. Pat Mirenda. Our conference is the biggest Western Canada event on autism and attracts the latest research and science to Edmonton. The event is an opportunity to learn, share and offer support and resources for…

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$450

PECS Level 1 Training (Vancouver, BC)

January 31 - February 1

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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February 2018
$165 - $315

Autism Awareness Centre Presents

February 5 - February 6
Fantasyland Hotel, 17700 – 87 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4V4 Canada
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Kelly Mahler - The Eighth Sensory System and Leah Kuypers - The Zones of Regulation

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$745 - $945

Hanen’s More Than Words® Workshop

February 7 - February 9
Victoria, BC, Victoria , BC Canada + Google Map

Join us in Victoria, BC, on February 7-9, 2018 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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April 2018
$75

Lidcombe Program Refresher Workshop – Edmonton

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
College Plaza, 8215 112 St NW, 15th Floor-
Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8 Canada
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This workshop is available to Speech-Language Pathologists who have already taken the two-day Lidcombe Program Workshop given by Lidcombe Program Trainers Consortium. The Lidcombe Program has continued to evolve over the years as research into this program continues. This half day refresher workshop will update you on changes to the Lidcombe Program Treatment Manual such as measurement, changes in delivery service, and will provide with case discussions to illustrate the use of the checklist to remove barriers to progress. Participants…

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$150

Practical Prespectives in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy , Myobrace and its application…

April 14
Patterson Dental Facility, 112, 4152 27 street NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 7J8 Canada
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We cordially invite you to a unique opportunity that envelops how Oral muscle functions connects with various dental modalities. FOR HYGIENISTS , DENTAL ASSISTANTS, SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS: An exciting opportunity for dental and non dental professionals to learn about Myofunctional therapy / Orofacial Myology and its application to orthodontics and general dentistry /hygiene/speech. Learn the diagnostic process of evaluating oral muscle dysfunction and what to look for during a hygiene/ dental exam or a speech assessment. Explore the various avenues that…

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$75

Lidcombe Program Refresher Workshop – Calgary

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Alberta – Calgary Centre, Room 120, 333 5 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3B6 Canada
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This workshop is available to Speech-Language Pathologists who have already taken the two-day Lidcombe Program Workshop given by Lidcombe Program Trainers Consortium. The Lidcombe Program has continued to evolve over the years as research into this program continues. This half day refresher workshop will update you on changes to the Lidcombe Program Treatment Manual such as measurement, changes in delivery service, and will provide with case discussions to illustrate the use of the checklist to remove barriers to progress. Participants…

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