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N B A S L P A 2019 Conference and AGM in Fredericton

A tremendous educational opportunity for healthcare workers, parents, and caregivers is coming to Fredericton this September!

The New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NBASLPA) will be holding their conference and AGM at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton – Lord Beaverbrook Hotel on September 27-28th, 2019.

This educational opportunity includes sessions in both English and French that feature topics of interest for the parents/caregivers and for a variety of healthcare professionals including speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, child psychologists, counsellors, mental health workers, and early childhood intervention specialists.

Guest speakers include:

-Stephen Bourassa, an occupational therapist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of childhood trauma. His presentations are entitled “Looking Through a Different Lens: Trauma Informed Care for Allied Health Professionals” and “SuperParentz: The A.C.E. Parent Workshop – When Love Isn’t Enough”

-Dr. David McFarland, an associate professor at the Université de Montréal whose research focuses on neurophysiological bases of speech and swallowing function. His presentation is entitled «Bases neurophysiologiques de la parole et de la fonction de déglutition» (presentation in French)

-Janine Verge, an audiologist who specializes in vestibular assessment and management. Her presentation is entitled “Vestibular Assessment and Management”

For additional information and registration, please visit: www.nbaslpa.ca/events

Deadline for registration in Friday, September 20, 2019. Hope to see you there!

Schedule

Friday, September 27, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Presentation: “Looking Through a Different Lens: Trauma Informed Care for Allied Health Professionals”, Stephen Bourassa

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Presentation: « Bases neurophysiologiques de la parole et de la fonction de déglutition », Dr. David McFarland

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Annual General Meeting, Awards, and Silent Auction

Saturday, September 28, 2019

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Presentation: “Vestibular Assessment and Management”, Janine Verge

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Presentation: “SuperParentz: The A.C.E. Parent Workshop – When Love Isn’t Enough”, Stephen Bourassa

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Hot Topics (mini presentations related to speech-language pathology)

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