2019 National Cerebral Palsy Conference

Johannesburg * 27-29 May 2019 * Hosted by Forest Town School

CONFERENCE THEME

“CEREBRAL PALSY THROUGH THE AGES”

VENUE

Long Room at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium
Corlett Drive, Illovo, Johannesburg, Gauteng

COST

R 2500 Full conference 
R 2300 Early bird before 30 March 2019 

The price includes:

  • HOLISTIC CONFERENCE PROGRAM
  • All refreshments and meals during the conference
  • Conference bag
  • Welcoming Lunch
  • CPD and SACE points

REGISTRATION

Download the Registration form (PDF - 375 KB)

e-Mail registration form and proof of payment to natashak@fts.org.za

ACCOMODATION

Available accomodation near venue (PDF - 218 KB)

ENQUIRIES

Natasha Kausch: 011 646 0131 (W) natashak@fts.org.za

PROGRAMME:

Download the Programme (PDF - 229 KB)

CPD and SACE points applied for

Poster Presentations:

Aadilah Dangor & Joanne Neille – Speech Therapist and Audiologist
Emily Nunes, Skye Adams & Joanne Neille - Speech Therapist and Audiologist
Domonique De Klerk – Occupational Therapist
Gabriella Selikson & Joanne Neille– Speech Therapist and Audiologist

PROGRAMME FOR MEETINGS AND OFFICIAL BUSINESS MONDAY 27 MAY 2019
MONDAY 27 MAY 2019
TIME EVENT VENUE
8:00-9:30 Management meeting Forest Town School
9:30-10:00 TEA Forest Town School
10:00-11:30 Principal's and Educator's meeting Forest Town School
11:30-12:00 Transport from Forest Town to Wanderers Cricket Stadium Wanderers Cricket Stadium: The Long Room
12:00-12:30    REGISTRATION for Business Meeting Attendees Wanderers Cricket Stadium: The Long Room
12:30-13:30 LUNCH for Business Meeting Attendees Wanderers Cricket Stadium: The Long Room
13:30-14:30 Business meeting Wanderers Cricket Stadium: The Long Room
     
PROGRAMME FOR DELEGATES
MONDAY 27 MAY 2019
TIME EVENT  
12:30-13:30 LUNCH  
13:30-14:30 REGISTRATION  
TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
14:30-14:45 Natasha and Ronalda (Forest Town School) Opening and Welcome
14:45-15:15 Tasvi Naik (Physiotherapist) HIV and CP
15:15-15:25 QUESTIONS  
15:25-15:55 Ruby Grusin (Educator) Teaching Reading to children with disabilities
15:55-16:05 QUESTIONS  
16:05-16:45 Casha Meintjies (Optometrist) Visual Difficulties in children with CP
16:45-16:55 QUESTIONS  
     
TUESDAY 28 MAY 2019
TIME  SPEAKER TOPIC
8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION  
8:30-8:45 Roshni Groenmeyer (Forest Town School) Opening and Welcome
8:45-9:15 Dr. Price-Hughes (Psychiatrist) The impact of having a child with a disability on different members within the family system.
09:15-09:25 QUESTIONS  
09:25-9:55 Tarryn Gurr (Motivation Speaker CP) Living Independently with CP
9:55-10:05 QUESTIONS  
10:05-10:35 Faith Bischof (Physiotherapist) Ageing in CP
10:35-10:45 QUESTIONS  
10:45-11:15 TEA  
11:15-11:45 Marina Herold (Occupational Therapist) Makaton
11:45-11:55 QUESTIONS  
11:55-12:25 Gillian Saloojee (Physiotherapist) Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in Rural South Africa
12:25-12:35 QUESTIONS  
12:35-13:05 Daphne Kubayana (Social Worker) 3 Stream Curriculum
13:05-13:15 QUESTIONS  
13:15-14:15 LUNCH  
14:30-15:30 Parent Discussion Panel: Deon Smith & Others  
15:30-16:15 Natasha Kausch (Educator) and Martha Lydall (Speech therapist and Audiologist)
Adapting the curriculum and teaching methods, using technology in the classroom, to cater for the unique educational needs of each learner
Benefits of sound field system to learners with CP and other disabilities
16:15-16:25 QUESTIONS  
16:25-17:15 Luke Lamprecht Fight with Insight programme benefits for at risk and disabled children & adolescents/ difficulties and risks associated with sexuality
17:15-17:25 QUESTIONS  
17:25-17:55 Lurinda Prinsloo (Occupational Therapist) Early identification and intervention in infants with CP
17:55-18:05 QUESTIONS  
18:15-20:00 CHEESE and WINE: Cash Bar  
     
WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2019
TIME  SPEAKER TOPIC
8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION  
8:30-8:45 Shanna Louwrens Opening and Welcome
8:45-9:30 Ken Resnick (Educational Psychologist) Behaviour Management in CP Children
9:30-09:40 QUESTIONS  
9:40-10:10 Sharna Goldstein (Occupational Therapy) Visual perceptual difficulties in children with CP
10:10-10:20 QUESTIONS  
10:20-10:50 Izanne (Educator and Parent) Skills Education Programme
10:50-11:00 QUESTIONS  
11:00-11:30 TEA  
11:30-12:00 Muziwakhe Tshabalala (Pysiotherapist) Effects of Kinesio Tape
12:00-12:10 QUESTIONS  
12:10-12:40 Candice York (Psychologist) Mental Health in Disabilities
12:40-12:50 QUESTIONS  
12:50-13:20 Gadija Koopman (Social Worker) The responsibilities of the siblings, when parents of CP child passes away
13:20-13:30 QUESTIONS  
13:30-13:45 CLOSING Natasha Kausch

 

 

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