Clinical Short Course in Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Level 2
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 Export to Your Calendar 2020-09-24 to 2020-09-25
When: September 24th & 25th, 2020
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: TBD
London, Ontario 
Presenter: Sheila MacDonald, M.CI.Sc. Reg CASLPO
Contact: Tiffany Budhoo
416-920-3676 X 602
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About the Course:  

Join us for an Educational Opportunity that is specifically tailored to Speech-Language Pathologists who serve individuals with acquired brain injuries! This course is a “must-attend” for speech-language pathologists working in ABI. This course will focus on intervention. 


Topics include: [1] 

  • Evidence-Based Practice in ABI
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Executive Functions & Meta-Cognition
  • Social Communication Intervention
  • Behavioral Self-Regulation Strategies
  • Interventions for Return to Work
  • Interventions for Return to School

Prerequisite: You must be a Speech-Language Pathologist in order to attend this course. Registrants must have completed Clinical Short Course Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Level 1.  All participants receive a Workbook:  Interventions for Cognitive Communication Disorders, and a course certificate.



Day 1 – Thursday September 24th

8:00 AM- Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 AM- Day 1 course material covered

4:30 PM- End of day

Day 2- Friday September 25th

9:00 AM- Day 2 course material covered

3:30 PM- Course concludes


About the Instructor

Sheila MacDonald is an international speaker and speech-language pathologist with more than 25 years' experience in assessing and treating individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI). Sheila is the author of the Functional Assessment of Verbal Reasoning and Executive Strategies, adult and student versions. She is also the co-author of the Practice Standards for Cognitive-Communication Disorders (CASLPO, 2015) and the book Cognitive-Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Practical Guide (2002). Sheila's collaboration, research, and advocacy work has centred on evidenced-based practice, assessment measures, cognitive-communication interventions, concussion and mild brain injury, return to school, and return to work.


[1]CASLPO Continuous Learning Activity Credits:  Completion of this course represents 14 CLACs; if the material aligns with an identified learning goal.