Course Information

We are delighted to announce the CCCABI Level 1 in-person course, which will take place on Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, 2023, at the Alton Mill Arts Centre in Alton, Ontario.

This is a 2-day course for speech-language pathologists working in acquired brain injury (ABI) that integrates research, clinical insights, practical resources & shared experiences. It is a pre-requisite for the CCCABI Level 2 in-person course.

Registration is limited to speech-language pathologists. Proof of SLP credentials (e.g., CASLPO, SAC, ASHA) or SLP graduate training (Enrollment in 2nd year SLP) is required to enroll in the course. 

Click request access above to submit your credentials. Once we have reviewed and approved your SLP credentials, we will then send you a welcome email with a personal access code, and the links to enroll in all CCCABI courses, including the online and in-person Level 1 course.

Already registered with us? See the in-person course announcement email from us to find enroll link.

Early Rate (until April 20) = $675.00 (using the promocode earlybird)
Regular Rate (April 21 - May 7) = $700.00
Price includes 2 days of instruction, course book & resource materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks for 2 days.

Topics include:

  • SLP’s Role in ABI from acute care through to lifelong communications
  • Early Intervention: Disorders of Consciousness, Confusion, Agitation – SLP’s role
  • Assessment: Principles, Methods, and Measures
  • Treatment- Evidence-Based Approaches and Practical Strategies
    1. Overview of treatment approaches
    2. Domain specific treatment approaches for Attention, Memory, Auditory Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Verbal Expression, Discourse Planning
    3. Functional Integrative Approaches: Return to Family Communications, Community Communications, Work and School.
  • Working with Families and Everyday Communication Partners
  • Working as an integral part of an ABI team