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10:00 am May Expressive Cafe Valley

Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Expressive Café

Come to be the best that you can be!

The Mission of the Expressive Café is to improve communication skills using expressive and receptive activities in a safe environment.

Location: Sobeys Community Room, New Minas
More Information: Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Website

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New Minas, NS

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8:00 pm Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) Course

The focus of Linda’s visit will be to offer the official PODD (Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display) course. This two day course will demonstrate the use of a PODD approach developed by Gayle Porter (Melbourne, Australia). Come learn strategies for creating multi-modal language learning environments that provide receptive models and expressive opportunities for language development. Learn strategies for teaching and using PODD with children and their communication partners. Videos and case examples will be shared. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on practice with PODD Communication books.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants. Please keep checking our website at http://spaa.nstu.ca for registration information once it becomes available.

Location
Wolfville, NS

Instructor
Linda Burkhart via SPAA

8:00 pm Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) Course

The focus of Linda’s visit will be to offer the official PODD (Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display) course. This two day course will demonstrate the use of a PODD approach developed by Gayle Porter (Melbourne, Australia). Come learn strategies for creating multi-modal language learning environments that provide receptive models and expressive opportunities for language development. Learn strategies for teaching and using PODD with children and their communication partners. Videos and case examples will be shared. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on practice with PODD Communication books.

Registration will be limited to 50 participants. Please keep checking our website at http://spaa.nstu.ca for registration information once it becomes available.

Location
Wolfville, NS

Instructor
Linda Burkhart via SPAA

3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

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7:00 pm May Expressive Cafe Halifax

Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Expressive Café

Come to be the best that you can be!

The Mission of the Expressive Café is to improve communication skills using expressive and receptive activities in a safe environment.

Location: Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre, Education Room
More Information: Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Website

Location
Halifax, NS

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3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

8:00 pm Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) National Conference

Join hundreds of people with hearing loss from across Canada at this year’s Canadian Hard of Hearing National Conference, May 21-23, 2015 in Halifax, to learn more about hearing loss and
strategies that can help families communicate better.

Location: Westin Nova Scotian – 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6

For more information, or to register please call 1-800-263-8068 or email conference@chha.ca; click here for more details about the conference program.

Location
Halifax, NS

8:00 pm Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) National Conference

Join hundreds of people with hearing loss from across Canada at this year’s Canadian Hard of Hearing National Conference, May 21-23, 2015 in Halifax, to learn more about hearing loss and
strategies that can help families communicate better.

Location: Westin Nova Scotian – 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6

For more information, or to register please call 1-800-263-8068 or email conference@chha.ca; click here for more details about the conference program.

Location
Halifax, NS

8:00 pm Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) National Conference

Join hundreds of people with hearing loss from across Canada at this year’s Canadian Hard of Hearing National Conference, May 21-23, 2015 in Halifax, to learn more about hearing loss and
strategies that can help families communicate better.

Location: Westin Nova Scotian – 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6

For more information, or to register please call 1-800-263-8068 or email conference@chha.ca; click here for more details about the conference program.

Location
Halifax, NS

1:00 pm May Expressive Cafe Antigonish

Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Expressive Café

Come to be the best that you can be!

The Mission of the Expressive Café is to improve communication skills using expressive and receptive activities in a safe environment.

Location: Antigonish Public Library, Community Room
More Information: Nova Scotia Aphasia Association’s Website

Location
Antigonish

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8:00 am 2015 Speed of Sounds+ Conference

Location: Four Points by Sheraton, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS
Schedule:
Thursday, May 28: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, May 29: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 30: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, please see the complete schedule, or view the detailed speaker information

Location
Halifax, NS

8:00 am 2015 Speed of Sounds+ Conference

Location: Four Points by Sheraton, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS
Schedule:
Thursday, May 28: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, May 29: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 30: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, please see the complete schedule, or view the detailed speaker information

Location
Halifax, NS

8:00 am 2015 Speed of Sounds+ Conference

Location: Four Points by Sheraton, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS
Schedule:
Thursday, May 28: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, May 29: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 30: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, please see the complete schedule, or view the detailed speaker information

Location
Halifax, NS

9:00 am SHANS Annual General Meeting 2015

This is a free event and all SHANS members are encouraged to attend. We will giving an overview of the past year’s events, discussing the new Legislation changes, and we will feature two Guest Speakers; Deborah Maund and Shelley Cox.

The event will be held at:
School of Human Communication Disorders
Dalhousie University
3rd Floor (Classroom 1)
1256 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Please RSVP so that we may know attendance numbers for catering.

For a complete timetable and information about the speakers, please see the flyer

Location
Halifax, NS

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