Thursday, June 28, 2012

The IM Professional Conference Schedule Has Just Been Released!

My next speaking gig. 

IM Conference Registration & Schedule


Join us for this one and a half day Conference with stimulating courses presented by IM Providers and Leading Research partners.
Learn how other professionals are utilizing the IM System in their practice, creative ways to modify IM to suit your patient's needs and research underway. You do not need to be certified to attend this Conference, although we are offering a certification course at the same location on Friday, 10/26/12 from 7:45 am to 5:15 pm.
IM Professional Conference 2012 – Schedule
October 26, 2012
5:30 – 6:30pm Registration Check-In
Cocktail Mixer & Hors D'oeuvres

October 27, 2012
7:00 – 8:00am Late Registrations & Check-In
Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 Opening Remarks
Matthew Wukasch, CEO
8:30 – 9:00 The Joy and Grief of IM Training: Words from a Survivor.
Brad & Lori Schmidt
9:00 – 10:30 Keynote Address: I think…therefore IM
Kevin McGrew, PhD
Break & Poster Session
10:30 – 10:45 Using Traditional and Nontraditional Ways to Keep Children Motivated During IM Sessions  Wendy Harron, OTR/L
  Room A Room B
10:45 – 11:45 Picking up the Slack: Using IM-Home to Help 'At-Risk' Middle and High School Students Patients with Alzheimer's Improve Using Interactive Metronome
Mary Jones, OTR/L, LMT, CIMT Carol Lampe MA, Sped
Certified Behavior Specialist
Clinical Director - Brain Development
Centers                                                Randee VanNess, MS
CEO- Brain Development Centers
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Immediate Effects of Interactive Metronome on Cognition and Electrocortical Functioning in Recovery from Blast Related Traumatic Brain Injury
Lonnie Nelson, PhD
  Room A Room B
2:30 – 3:30 Advanced IM for Pediatrics: Practical and Innovative Techniques to Take Your IM Practice to the Next Level IM and Fall Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Dillen Hartley, OTR/L Dara Coburn, MS, CCC-SLP & April Christopherson, OTR/L
Break & Poster Session
3:30 – 3:45 From Special Ed to Honor Roll  Mary Jane Martin, MEd                
3:45 – 4:45 Delivering the IM System (IM Pro & IM-Home) with Clinical Success 
Sherry Hardy, MEd & April Christopherson, OTR/L
Poster Session
4:45 – 5:00 Ensuring Profitability & Success with IM-Home Reid Christopherson
5:30 – 6:30 Cocktail Hour
6:30 – 8:00 Dinner

October 28, 2012
7:00 – 8:00am Check-In
Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 An Effective Model of Large-Scale IM System Delivery: A Collaborative Effort Between Hardy Brain Training and Boys & Girls Club of America
Sherry Hardy, MEd
Break & Poster Session
9:00 – 9:15 IM Resolved My PTSD Dana Merritt, CCC-SLP
  Room A Room B
9:00 – 10:00 Family Communication: What to Expect During IM Training A Compilation of Research Results on the Positive Effects of the Interactive Metronome Working with Post CVA Clients
April Christopherson, OTR/L Leonard Trullijo, PhD
  Room A Room B
10:15 – 11:15 Beating Dyslexia: Get in Sync Use of IM with Degenerative Disorders of the Central Nervous System - and Beyond…
Barbara Fuoco-McCooley, MA, CCC-SLP Mary Jones, OTR/L, LMT, CIMT
11:15 – 12:15 Ask the Experts – Question & Answer Period with Conference Presenters 
April Christopherson, OTR/L
Barbara Fuoco-McCooley, MA, CCC-SLP
Brad Schmidt, BS, OT Graduate Student
Carol Lampe MA, Sped
Dara Coburn, MS, CCC-SLP
Dillen Hartley, OTR/L
Kevin McGrew, PhD
Leonard Trullijo, PhD
Lonnie Nelson, PhD
Lori Schmidt, Educator
Mary Jones, OTR/L, LMT, CIMT
Sherry Hardy, MEd
12:15 – 12:30 Closing Remarks
1.15 ASHA CEUs (11.5 contact hours)
1.1 AOTA CEUs (11 contact hours)
1.1 BOC CEUs (11 contact hours)

Individual price on or before August 31: $347
Individual price after August 31: $397
Group price (2+) on or before August 31: $327
Group price (2+) after August 31: $377

Register before August 31, 2012 to receive the registration discounts!


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