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Paediatric Update Day

Thames Valley Children's Centre

Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Paediatric Update Day

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Community Professional Registration 6 Oct 2016 $55.00 $0.00
TVCC Staff Registration
Registration fee has been paid by TVCC staff by PD fund.
14 Oct 2016 Free $0.00

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Event Details

8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 am Gastrointestinal Issues and Oral Feeding: What the Feeding Therapist Needs to Know       
Presenter: Sherna Marcus, OT, Sick Kids Hospital
A presentation describing the unique clinical features of different gastrointestinal issues and how to differentiate between these and other types of feeding problems.

9:45 am TLC Transitional and Lifelong Care Program
Presenter: Caitlin Cassidy, MD, Physiatry, Transition and Lifelong Care Team, Parkwood Institute
The Transition and Lifelong Care Team is comprised of a many specialists (NP, SW, OT, PT , SLP, etc) who work together to provide comprehensive, family-centred, rehabilitative care to those with significant health care needs.

10:30 am Beverage refresh break

10:45 am Torticollis and Plagiocephaly Therapy: Two Different Outcomes
Presenters:
Liz Lusk, PT & Cheryl Scholtes, PT, TVCC
A presentation describing the standard treatment and positive expected outcome and how we problem solved when Torticollis did not resolve and what steps we have taken to understand why.

11:30 am Panel Discussion: Finding Strength and Innovative Solutions in Challenging Fiscal Times
Facilitators: Kim Benincasa, OT & Randy McGivern, PT, TVCC

12:15 pm Catered Lunch

1:00 pm All Pain, No Gain: Supporting Youth with Chronic Pain
Presenter: Kathleen Lynch, PT, TVCC
A brief overview of the Paediatric Chronic Pain Program, a description of some of the mechanisms underlying chronic pain and some treatment strategies that clinicians can use to support youth dealing with pain conditions.

1:45 pm Adventures in Parasport: Changing Self-Perception Through Community Sport Opportunities
Presenters: Lindsay Gurr, PT, Grandview & Liz Lusk, PT, TVCC
A presentation about connecting kids with sustainable sporting programs in the community, and classification in Parasport.

2:30 pm Break

2:45 pm Binocular Vision and the Sensory-Motor System in the Developing Child
Presenter: Mary-Ellen Kendall, OT, TVCC
An Overview of the relationship between the development of visual processing and motor skills, focal and ambient vision, when things go wrong, Neuro-Visual Postural Therapy, role of Developmental Optometrist

3:30 pm End of Conference

 

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Thames Valley Children's Centre
779 Base Line Rd. E.
London, Ontario N6C 5Y6
Canada

Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Thames Valley Children's Centre

Thames Valley Children's Centre is a regional rehabilitation centre for children and young adults with physical disabilities, communication disorders, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders, living primarily in Southwestern Ontario.

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