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April 20-23, 2018 – Intermediate Neuro-Developmental Treatment

ST. CATHARINES, ON This 4-day learning experience offers the opportunity to further your skills in Neuro-Developmental theory and handling. The emphasis will be on in-depth movement analysis, problem solving and direct handling. Discussions regarding typical and atypical components of postural control from a systems perspective will support more advanced problem solving. Targeted discussion and assessment […]

March 9 – 11, 2018 – Putting the Pieces Together Across the Lifespan – Blending Approaches to the Treatment of Neurological Disability

EDMONTON, AB This dynamic three-day workshop will emphasize clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills helpful in the treatment of functional movement and sensory processing problems across the lifespan. This hands-on learning opportunity is designed for professionals who support children and adults with a wide variety of neurological disabilities. A holistic, blended approach will weave together concepts […]

February 6, 2018 – Trauma Informed Practice

KELOWNA, BC Trauma is a universal experience yet generally speaking, it is an uncommon component of people’s daily conversation. Thankfully, and appropriately, trauma informed practice is becoming an increasingly common topic of conversation in the social services sector of BC. This is essential if we want our clients to be receiving the most effective levels […]

February 5, 2018 – Trauma Informed Practice

VICTORIA, BC Trauma is a universal experience yet generally speaking, it is an uncommon component of people’s daily conversation. Thankfully, and appropriately, trauma informed practice is becoming an increasingly common topic of conversation in the social services sector of BC. This is essential if we want our clients to be receiving the most effective levels […]

February 2, 2018 – Trauma Informed Practice

NANAIMO, BC Trauma is a universal experience yet generally speaking, it is an uncommon component of people’s daily conversation. Thankfully, and appropriately, trauma informed practice is becoming an increasingly common topic of conversation in the social services sector of BC. This is essential if we want our clients to be receiving the most effective levels […]

November 29 & 30, 2017 – Self-Regulation: Managing Learning Difficulties and Undesired Behaviour & Decoding the Autistic Brain – A Primer

SINGAPOR Two Great Days: Day 1: Self-Regulation*: Managing Learning Difficulties and Undesired Behaviour *Self-regulation is the ability to monitor and control our own behaviour, emotions, and thoughts, altering them in accordance with the demands of the situation. It allows us to respond appropriately and effectively to our environmental demands. This workshop is an introduction to […]

November 24th, 25th and 26th, 2017 – Beyond Weight Bearing: Developing Upper Extremity Function in Children and Adolescents

TORONTO, ON Course Description  Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists working with children experiencing neurological challenges will benefit from participation in this intensive upper extremity workshop. This 3-day seminar will combine lecture, lab, video presentation and hands-on demonstrations with children. Content will focus on the characteristics of development and the treatment of upper extremity use and grasp and […]

November 23, 2017 – Challenging Behaviours: Addressing Sensory Processing and Emotional Issues in Early Childhood

TORONTO, ON Sensory processing inevitably affects an individual’s subjective experience and subsequent behaviours in response to sensory input. Are behaviour issues a result of neuropsychological limitations in sensory processing or a manifestation of social and emotional experiences? Traditionally, practice models have attempted to isolate these two features as separate contributions of functional performance, however when […]

November 17-18, 2017 – There is Always a Reason for the Behavior: Is it Sensory or is it Behavior?

PUYALLUP, WA  Clinicians consulting with teachers and families are increasingly challenged by students with complex behavioral issues. As a result, therapists desire discriminating skills and tools to identify the basis of these complexities. Is the behavior a result of neuropsychological limitations in sensory processing or a manifestation of social and emotional experiences? Traditionally, models of […]