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July 13, 2007
ST. JOHN'S, July 13, 2007 - Over 400 occupational therapists are gathering in St. John's from July 11-14 to discuss the latest research and trends to promote health and well-being through occupation. Join the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists at their annual conference, a forum for health care professionals to exchange innovative ideas and present leading-edge research.
Featured presentations for Friday, July 13
Somatosensory stimulation for children with autism spectrum disorders
Access to occupational therapy services
Regina Casey, doctoral student and occupational therapist with Vancouver Mental Health Services, will lead a forum to discuss the emerging crisis among many populations who have limited or no access to occupational therapy.
Fear of falling
Examining falls & falls prevention among older adults with MS
Evaluation of a fall prevention program in an acute setting
Strategies and actions for independent living: falls prevention
For more details on the conference program, please visit the CAOT web site at www.caot.ca.
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