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,  Sensory modulation in children with CP,  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
13 CPD points approved
CPTD points applied for

PLEASE REFER TO THE PROGRAM AND THE REGISTRATION FORM AND MAKE YOUR BOOKING
WE ONLY HAVE 200 PLACES!

Remember to book for the cocktail function

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 Programme here (PDF - 237 kb)

MONDAY 21 MAY 2018
TIME   VENUE
7:30-9:00 Management meeting Birchwood Hotel
9:00 Transport to Muriel Brand School or Vita Nova Muriel Brand School or Vita Nova
9:30-10:00 TEA Muriel Brand School or Vita Nova
10:00-11:00 Principal's and Educator's meeting Muriel Brand School
11:00-12:00 MBS or Vita Nova visit Muriel Brand School 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 Why working memory matters
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 and Anita Hains MAES therapy framework – an approach in understanding children with cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions
10:00-10:30 Prof. Shakila Dada and Dr Kerstin Tonsing The use of AAC in children with cerebral palsy
10:30-11:00 TEA  
11:00-11:45 Dr Karen Levin The 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 and the cerebral palsy child
14:45-15:30 Karien Marais What’s new in the treatment of feeding problems in children with CP
15:30-16:00 Julius van der Wat A glimpse into the life of a disabled person
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 Upper extremity management in the cerebral palsied child
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 Disability as a social construct
12:30-13:00 Shayn Loock Hippotherapy and speech-language development
13:00-13:15 CLOSING  

 

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