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Published on August 9th, 2013


Join us in Ottawa!

50th Anniversary Conference

Delta Ottawa City Centre
May 7-10, 2014


Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Butler-Jones

Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada’s first and current Chief Public Health Officer is the keynote speaker for SAC’s 50th anniversary conference. In Life After Stroke: That Was Weird, Dr. Butler-Jones will talk about the stroke he had in 2012 and the lessons he’s learned from the experience.

Highlights of two-day audiology program:

  • James W. Hall III, PhD will present on OAEs and ABR infant hearing and auditory neuropathy identification, diagnosis and management.
  • Terry Lynn Young, PhD and Anne Griffin, M.Sc. Aud, R.Aud (NL) will present on genetics and hearing loss.

Highlights of speech-language pathology program:

  • Laura Justice, PhD will present the pre-conference workshop on integrating literacy into speech-language intervention.
  • David Loyst, M.Sc. (S-LP) will present a two-day workshop on Reference and Regulate autism intervention.

Other topics include:

  • Adult stream focusing on dysphagia, aphasia and apraxia therapy and primary progressive aphasia
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Fluency
  • Building an interprofessional team and managing conflict
  • Clinical supervision
  • Technology/Apps

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