Communication Issues in ALS

Communication Issues in ALS

Tiziana di Rocco is a Speech-Language Pathologist at McGill University Health Centre. Her educational background includes a MSc(A) in Communication Sciences and Disorders from McGill University in Montreal, a B.A. with double major in Eng/Fre Translation and Italian Literature and a major in Linguistics, all from Concordia University, in Montreal.

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The 5 myths of Palliative Care

The 5 myths of Palliative Care

The goal of this presentation will be to demystify what palliative care really is and what it is not. Another objective is to increase awareness and understand the nature of palliative care. In doing so people can have a better comprehension of the benefits involved not only for the patients

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Cognition in ALS: a 20-Year Journey

Cognition in ALS: a 20-Year Journey

Invited speaker: Dr. Michael J. Strong, MD, FRPC(C), FAAN, FCAHS, Western University, London, Ontario.
Dr. Michael Strong is Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, a Distinguished University Professor at Western University, and the Arthur J. Hudson Chair in ALS Research.  He graduated from Queens University in Kingston in

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123 Sesame Street – When Families Grieve™ a ToolKIt

123 Sesame Street – When Families Grieve™ a ToolKIt

Tips, activities, and videos to help you and your child deal with difficult feelings. Video Segments featuring Katie Couric, Elmo, and the courageous stories of families coping with the death of a parent.  Elmo and Jessie sometimes have big feelings when they remember Uncle Jack, but Elmo’s dad Louie reminds

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Films of interest

Films of interest

Here are some suggestions for ALS-related films that may be of interest to you. Do you have any other suggestions or useful information? Do not hesitate to send us your recommendations to [email protected]! * Please note that the ALS Society of Quebec is not responsible for the content within the [...]
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