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The Future of Concussion Therapy
Thursday, April 3, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Estate Room, Charcoal Steakhouse, 2980 King Street East, Kitchener, ON

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Western Alumni invites you and a guest to a networking reception in Waterloo Region.

Our guest speakers will be Professor Jeff Holmes and Dr. Andrew Johnson, from Western's Faculty of Health Sciences, speaking about The Future of Concussion Therapy: Concussion and the Return to Work, Learn and Play.

Guests will enjoy delicious appetizers and refreshments. A cash bar will be available.

There is no fee to attend, but please register by Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Don't miss this opportunity to network and connect with fellow alumni in Waterloo Region!

Presentation Description:
Occupation is important.  Not just your work occupation - all of the things that you do in your leisure time as well. 

What happens when your occupations are disrupted by concussion injury? We have few (if any) direct treatments of concussion, other than rest, and avoidance of stimulation. Given the importance of these occupations on your mental health and happiness, how do we reconcile this within the treatment of concussion?  What can we do to support a safe and healthy rehabilitation? 

In this presentation, we will discuss the importance of considering the lived experience of the concussed individual.  We will also discuss the research that has lead to the development of return to learn and return to play guidelines.  We will conclude with thoughts on the future of concussion management.

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Please contact Alumni Western if you require information in an alternate format or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.

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