2018 NATIONAL CEREBRAL PALSY CONFERENCE

Johannesburg - 21 to 23 May 2018 - Hosted by Muriel Brand School

CONFERENCE THEME

“CARING TO KNOW, KNOWING TO CARE”

VENUE

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre
14 View Point Road, Bardene, Boksburg

COST

R2500 Full conference
R2300 Early bird before 30 March 2018

The price includes:

INTERESTING CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Current research into CP, Feeding problems in children with CP, Sport classification, MAES therapy, The rights of persons with CP in the work place, The value of the use of AAC, Epilepsy, Working memory, Hippotherapy and speech-language development in children with CP, The philosophical meaning of participation, Hydrotherapy as treating modality for persons with CP, A stoic-and-growth mindset as an adaptive tool for persons with CP, VOC rehabilitation, Driving for people with CP and much more...

All refreshments and meals during the conference
Conference bag
Welcoming function
CPD and SACE points

REGISTRATION

Download the Registration form here (PDF - 415kb)

e-Mail registration form and proof of payment to immelman@eject.co.za

ENQUIRIES

Esther Wallis 011 817 9310 (W) cpcongress2018@gmail.com

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME:

Download the Preliminary Programme here (PDF - 208kb)

MONDAY 21 MAY 2018
TIME   VENUE
7:30-9:00 Management meeting Birchwood Hotel
9:00 Transport to MBS or Vita Nova MBS or Vita Nova
9:30-10:00 TEA MBS or Vita Nova
10:00-11:00 Principal's and Educator's meeting MBS
11:00-12:00 MBS or Vita Nova visit MBS or Vita Nova
12:00 Transport to Birchwood Hotel  
12:30-14:30    REGISTRATION WELCOMING FUNCTION Birchwood Hotel
12:30-14:30 Business meeting + Elections  
14:30-15:00 Opening and Welcome TOPIC
15:00-15:45 Prof Kate Cockcroft Working memory
15:45-16:15 Shánna Louwrens Sensory modulation in children with CP
16:15-16:45 Prof Faith Bischof Feedback from 71st meeting of the AACPDM
TUESDAY 22 MAY 2018
TIME   TOPIC
8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION  
8:30-8:40 Welcome and opening message  
8:40-10:00 Shane Brassell/Anita Hains MAES Therapy
10:00-10:30 Prof. Shakila Dada AAC
10:30-11:00 TEA  
11:00-11:45 Dr Karen Levin Philosophical meaning of Participation
11:45-12:30 Dr Gerda Joubert Freedom of movement for the CP using hydrotherapy as treatment modality
12:30-13:00 André Kalis Major violations of the rights of children and persons with disabilities in South Africa and the activations required to combat disablism
13:00-14:00 LUNCH  
14:00-14:45 Prof John Rodda Epilepsy
14:45-15:30 Karien Marais Feeding therapy
15:30-16:00 Julius van der Wat Motivational speaker living with CP
16:00-16:30 Louis Nieuwoudt Living and driving with CP
16:30-17:00 Fatima Choonara Vocational Rehab: School-to-Work transition program
17:15-19:00 COCKTAIL FUNCTION  
WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2018
TIME   TOPIC
8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION  
8:30-8:40 Welcome and opening message  
8:40-9:25 Dr Denise Potgieter Orthopaedic surgeon
9:25-10:00 Hester Venter Post-surgery and post-Botox physiotherapy of the upper limb in children with CP
10:00-10:30 Dr Leon Stander Promoting a Stoic-growth mind set as an adaptive belief system for persons with cerebral palsy
10:30-11:00 TEA  
11:00-11:30 Charmaine de Bruyn SASAPD Sport classification
11:30-12:00 Karen Hart Versatility of the iPad when used as an assistive device for persons with disability
12:00-12:30 Katleho Sera Motivational speaker living with CP
12:30-13:00 Shayn Loock Hippotherapy
13:00-13:15 CLOSING  

 

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