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Epilepsy Information Day

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Catholic Central High School (CCH)

450 Dundas Street

London, ON N6B 3K3

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On Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario will be hosting an Epilepsy Information Day.

Join us for this one-day conference for health care professionals, educators, caregivers, those living with epilepsy, and their supporters. The conference will feature a number of relevant topics pertaining to living well with epilepsy and seizure disorders. The day will include a number of guest speakers and information sessions.

Registration is $25 per person, and includes four breakout sessions and lunch.
Subsidies available, please contact Nicola (nicola@epilepsyswo.ca) for more information.

New this year: We will be offering child minding/Game On session for the duration of the conference for $10 per child (includes lunch). You will be required to pickup your child during lunch (12:30-1:30pm) and have them join you in the cafeteria. Following registration, we ask that you please RSVP medical information to tabitha@epilepsyswo.ca or complete the following form: https://form.jotform.com/73457953838271 Spaces for child minding are limited, register early.


SCHEDULE

9:00 am – Registration and Community Booths

9:30 am – Opening Remarks, OTF Funding Announcement

10:30 am – Breakout session 1

  • Topic 1: Legal Services at Children's Hospital. Speaker: Adina D. Goldberg, PBO at Children's Hospital Triage Lawyer
  • Topic 2: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES). Speaker: Dr. Sarah Vernon-Scott, C.Psych. Clinical Psychologist
  • Topic 3: Ontario's Epilepsy Guidelines: Knowing Your Treatment Options. Speaker: Dr. Amaya Singh, Neuroscientist, Knowledge Translation Lead at EpLink - The Epilepsy Research Program of the Ontario Brain Institute


11:30am – Breakout session 2

  • Topic 1: Open Forum for Parents of School Aged Children. Speaker: Mary Secco, Director Strategic Initiatives, ESWO
  • Topic 2: Surgery Treatment and Epilepsy. Speaker: Dr. David A. Steven, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS Associate Professor, Neurosurgery Departments of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology & Biostatistics Co-Director, Epilepsy Program Western University


12:30pm – Lunch and Community Booths


1:30pm – Breakout session 3

  • Topic 1: Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Program. Speaker: Sara Martin, CPA, CA, TEP
  • Topic 2: Role of Neuropsychology in Epilepsy Services. Speaker: Dr. Brent Hayman-Abello, C.Psych. Clinical Neuropsychologist, Epilepsy Programme London Health Sciences Centre


2:30pm – Breakout session 4

  • Topic 1: Drug Resistant Epilepsy – What treatment might be next? Speaker: Margo DeVries-Rizzo, BScN, MScN, NP - Paeds
  • Topic 2: Medical Cannabis in Canada. Speaker: Herman Sethi, RPN., Sail Cannabis


3:30pm – Purple Rally & Closing Remarks

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