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PA International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals: Harmarville Spring Conference

Hosted by The Pennsylvania State Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals

The Pennsylvania State Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals invites you to join the 10th Annual Spring Conference: “Neurodiversity: Identification, Intervention, Independence and Inclusion.”

Audience: Rehabilitation Professionals of all backgrounds: Case Managers, Nurses, Rehabilitation Counselors, Life Care Planners, Rehabilitation Clinicians (OT, PT, SLT), Educators, Recreational Therapists, and Behavioral Therapists.

CEUs: 6 CEUs and 1 Ethics CEU are being applied for with: CCM, CCRC, CLCP, ABVE, CDMS, RN

Registration information coming soon! ***A representative from ASERT will be in attendance.***

This one-day seminar will be packed with information about neurodiversity. Join to:  

  • Explore the contemporary meaning of “neurodivergent” and “neuroatypical” in today’s world.
  • Delve into the methods and criteria used to identify neurodivergent individuals.
  • Discover the range of conditions considered part of the neurodivergence umbrella.
  • Gain insights into available and appropriate treatment options and interventions.
  • Stay updated on the most recent research outcomes and breakthroughs in the neurodiversity field.
  • Explore the role of assistive technology in supporting neurodivergent individuals.
  • Discuss clinical considerations for a more comprehensive approach to diversity.
  • Address transitional services from the school to the workplace and beyond.
  • Uncover insights and best practices to improve employment and independent living outcomes for neurodivergent individuals.
  • Hear firsthand perspectives from family members, advocates, and service providers.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and triumphs faced by neurodivergent individuals in today’s culture.
  • Learn about the neurodiversity movement and its impact on shaping disability rights.

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals serves rehabilitation professionals throughout the state of Pennsylvania through education, professional development and networking opportunities.

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, April 26, 2024, 8:30 - 4:30 pm

Location

Encompass Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital

320 Guys Run Rd,
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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