Bi-State Stroke Conference Presented by Ability KC

Join Ability KC and our team of experts for one of Kansas City’s leading conferences dedicated to innovations in treatment, evidence-based solutions designed to inspire real life clinical practices, and cutting-edge technologies for providing care to individuals who have experienced a stroke. This conference is presented in collaboration with the Bi-State Stroke Education Consortium to enhance the educational opportunities for providers of stroke care across the continuum.

 

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance to self-submit to their respective profession for CEUs. This educational opportunity is free for healthcare professionals but registration is required.  To reserve your spot please complete the form below. In addition, in accordance with the Kauffman Foundation’s policies, all visitors and conference center attendees must be “fully vaccinated” and provide proof of vaccination through the Clear to Go platform. A link to submit proof of vaccination will be provided prior to the conference. For questions about registration please contact us HERE.

Presentation Schedule

April 14, 2022 held at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

7:45 AM
Registration

8:15 AM
Building Bridges: A Day Program Approach to Treating the Post-Acute Pediatric/Adolescent Stroke Patient presented by Megan Andrew, PT, DPT and Lesan Peters, MOT, OTR/L

9:15 AM
Getting Back in the Game – How Does Video Gaming Fit Into Rehab?! presented by Suzie Wiley, OTR/L and Haleigh Fancher, MOT, OTR/L

10:15 AM
Break

10:30 AM
Thrive: Resilience Training in a Group Format presented by Lisa Daberkow Stalp, Ph.D.

11:30 AM
Adaptive Driving: Special Concerns for Patients after Stroke & New Technologies presented by Annette Maggard Lewer, MOT, OTR/L, CDRS and Kimberly Weishaar, OTR/L, CDRS

12:30 PM 
Conference Conclusion

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

Megan Andrew, PT, DPT & Lesan Peters, MOT, OTR/L

Building Bridges: A Day Program Approach to Treating the Post-Acute Pediatric/Adolescent Stroke Patient
1 Hour

  1. To explore the value of an episodic care model in stroke recovery.
  2. To examine evidence-based treatment approaches for the pediatric stroke population.
  3. To understand the role of an interdisciplinary team approach to pediatric stroke rehabilitation.

Suzie Wiley, OTR/L & Haleigh Fancher, MOT, OTR/L

Getting Back in the Game – How Does Video Gaming Fit into Rehab?!
1 Hour

  1. Participants will identify 2 research-based benefits to interactive play and video gaming.
  2. Participants will be able to identify 3 methods of modifying video gaming for individuals with disabilities.
  3. Participants will identify how gaming impacts social participation for individuals with disabilities.

Lisa Daberkow Stalp, Ph.D.

Thrive: Resilience Training in a Group Format
1 Hour

  1. Participants will be able to describe the role of resilience in CVA recovery.
  2. Participants will be able to identify 2 resilience skills.
  3. Participants will be able to demonstrate a practice to strengthen resilience.

Annette Maggard Lewer, MOT, OTR/L, CDRS & Kimberly Weishaar, OTR/L, CDRS

Adaptive Driving: Special Concerns for Patients after Stroke & New Technologies
1 Hour

  1. Participants will identify characteristics of those that are ready for adaptive driving following a stroke.
  2. Participants will be aware of common adaptive equipment used for driving.
  3. Participants will increase awareness of latest technology in adaptive driving.

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