2017 NAPCP Annual Conference

Cerebral Palsy National Conference
Cape Town: 22 - 24 May 2017

Organized by:
PAARL-SKOOL PAARL SCHOOL

Conference Theme
Conceive - Believe - Achieve

 

PROGRAM

MONDAY, 22 MAY 2017
Light blue shaded area (08:00 – 12:30) applies to management committee of NAPCP and principals.
08:00-09:30 Management Meeting Lagoon Beach Hotel
09:30 Transport to Paarl School  
10:00-10:15 TEA Paarl School
10:15-11:00 Principal’s Meeting Paarl School
11:00-12:00 Paarl School Paarl School
12:00-12:30 LUNCH Paarl School
12:30 Transport to Lagoon Beach Hotel  
12:30-14:00 REGISTRATION
Tea, coffee and snacks to be served
Lagoon Beach Hotel
13:15-14:45 Business Meeting Lagoon Beach Hotel
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: MR STOFFEL KRUGER
14:45-15:15 Opening of Conference and Welcome Stoffel Kruger
(Principal of Paarl School)
Paarl School Choir
15:15-16:00 Play as an occupation Eileen Marais (Educator)
Ingrid Bronkhorst (Educator)
Marochelle Botha (OT)
16:00-16:45 Management of spasticity in CP Dr. Nico Enslin
(Paediatric Neurosurgeon)
17:00-19:00 WELCOMING FUNCTION Diane Ingram

 

TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2017

08:00-08:30 REGISTRATION Lagoon Beach Hotel
08:30-08:40 Welcome and opening message Esmé Tucker
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: ANTHEA NORMAN
08:40-09:10 Feedback
70th meeting of the American Academy of CP
- Latest CP Research Developments
Prof. Faith Bischof (PT)
09:10-09:50 Conditions associated with CP Dr. Priscilla Springer
(Paediatric Neurologist)
09:50-10:00 Toileting the CP child Anthea Norman (PT)
Rose Swartz (Assistant)
Buja Gomba (Assistant)
10:00-10:30 Family living with CP Jordaan Family
10:30-11:00 TEA  
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: HANLIE BESTBIER
11:00-11:30 A Teacher’s Toolbox Ronel van Dijk (Educator)
11:30-12:00 Career Pathways Madri Engelbrecht (OT)
12:00-12:10 How Paarl School prepared me for my future Matthew Brooks (Scholar)
12:10-12:40 Outreach in Rural Areas Ilse Viljoen (PT)
12:40-13:40 LUNCH  
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: ANDRIETTE DE LA PORT
13:40-14:05 AAC for everyone: Scope of AAC at Paarl School Esmé Tucker (ST)
14:05-14:50 Learning Curve of AAC - Eyegaze Caveh Vefagh
14:50-15:30 Single event surgery Dr. Ryno du Plessis
(Orthopaedic Surgeon)
15:30-16:00 TEA  
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: EILEEN MARAIS
16:00-16:30 Feeding in the CP child Nici van Heerden (ST)
16:30-17:00 ECD Centres Basheera Surty (OT)
19:00-23:00 GALA DINNER Diane Ingram
Eileen Marais
Esmé Tucker

 

WEDNESDAY, 24 MAY 2017

08:00-08:30 REGISTRATION Lagoon Beach Hotel
08:30-08:40 Welcome and opening message Candice Da Rocha
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: CANDICE DA ROCHA
08:40-09:10 Parasport Classification Hilary Beeton (OT)
09:10-09:20 My road to success Fanie van der Merwe
(Paralympian)
09:20-09:30 My road to success Dyan Buys (Paralympian)
09:30-10:00 PRECHTL - Movement patterns Marlette Burger (PT)
10:00-10:30 Neurophysiology of CP Shane Brassell (PT)
10:30-11:00 TEA  
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: REINET BARNARD
11:00-11:30 Emotional Support – Creating a Positive School Environment Elizette Nel (Psychologist)
11:30-12:00 Social Support Marlene Marais
(Social Worker)
12:00-12:30 The benefits of orthotics in CP Paul Hepburn (Orthotist)
12:30-13:00 Making the impossible possible Chaeli Mycroft
13:00-14:00 LUNCH  
CHAIRPERSON OF SESSION: ESMé TUCKER
14:00-14:30 Seating Elsje Scheffler (PT)
14:30-15:00 Multi-disciplinary Team Approach/IIP Jo Coetzee (Psychologist)
Reinet Barnard (PT)
Marochelle Botha (OT)
Tiana van Schalkwyk (ST)
Sandra Hollander
  (Learning Support)
Marlene Marais
  (Social Worker)
Sandrè Jordaan
  (Nursing Sister)
Sonja Goldberg (Educator)
15:00-15:15 CLOSING AND VOTE OF THANKS Esmé Tucker
Prof Faith Bischof

Download the Program here (PDF - 315 KB)

 

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