2012 Conference Highlights
2012 ACRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE
PROGRESS IN REHABILITATION RESEARCH
Breaking last year's record for conference attendance, nearly 700
rehabilitation professionals from more than 20 countries gathered in Vancouver to learn the latest in cutting-edge rehabilitation research.
The energy of this diverse community was palpable!
Educational sessions were simply outstanding this year with a strong interdisciplinary focus. For the first time, ACRM is now offering recorded sessions synchronized with the original presentation slides. Catch the sessions you missed or review your favorites at your own pace.
Two Online Learning Options
Choose the package that best meets your needs:
- 2012 Annual Conference Sessions -- Educational sessions including instructional courses, symposia and presentations by award winning lecturers.
- 2-Day Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual Training -- Based on the Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual; Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice, this training teaches evidence-based interventions for impairments of Executive Functions, Memory, Attention, Hemispatial Neglect, and Social Communication. (Includes a printed copy of the Manual.)
Special Attendee Pricing is available through 26 November 2012. Visit the ACRM LIVE LEARNING CENTER to order.
CONGRATULATIONS TO DRAWING WINNERS!
Diana Krasteva and Anne Sophie Champod were randomly selected from all participants in the 2012 Annual Conference Evaluation Survey to each win an iPod Touch Gift Card valued at $187.95 USD. The Program Committee and ACRM staff would like to thank everyone who completed an evaluation for your rich and insightful feedback. It will enable us to consistently deliver the educational content you need and the value you expect.
HENRY B. BETTS AWARDS GALA
Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award Winner
Edward Lowman Award Winner
| John Stanley Coulter Lecturer|
Susan Harkema, PhD
2012 ACRM Fellows
Susie Charlifue, PhD, FACRM
Distinguished Member Award Winner
Mike Jones, Program Committee Co-Chair
ABRA Cadabra kept everyone dancing to the
OUTSTANDING SCIENTIFIC POSTER AWARD WINNERS
First Place was awarded to Kenneth Chelett II from the University of Kentucky in Lexington for Optimizing Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Motor Recovery from Severe Post-Stroke Hemiparesis: Early Results from an Ongoing Clinical Trial.
Second Place went to Erik D. Storholm from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York for Depression as a Mediator of the Relation between Behavioral Disinhibition and Substance Abuse among Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
Third Place went to Megan M. Danzi from the University of Kentucky and Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Lexington for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Paired with a Novel Locomotor Training in Chronic Stroke: A Feasibility Study.
EXCITEMENT IN THE EXHIBITION HALL
Jenny Richard, Director of Member Services, assisted by Chris McDonell from CARF, had the pleasure of drawing the winning entries.
And the winners are . . .
Stephanie Worrell won a full conference registration to the 2013 ACRM Annual Conference in Orlando.
Susie Charlifue won a bottle of wine from a local winery, donated by Exhibitor FES Mobility, Ltd.
Daniel Coughlin won an iPad gift card
Five winners received the Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual; Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice:
- Michael Solomon
- Markad V. Kamath
- Thomas Raymond
- Dominik Zbogar
- Jennifer Anderson
Two winners received an iPod Touch gift card
- Kim Waspe
- Catherine Wilson