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The following is a list of our planned education events at present. Those events indicating they are to be determined (TBD) will still require further arrangements with local groups, speakers and venues. 

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Communication & Swallow Workshops (Various Dates)

Communication & Swallow - Courtenay/Comox

The following full-day workshop will focus on the communication and swallowing challenges faced by people with Parkinson's (PwP). The interactive and participatory format will allow attendees to practise treatment techniques and gain insight from a registered speech-language pathologist.

Participants will be required to watch a pre-workshop webinar & complete a questionnaire prior to the event. The pre-workshop materials will be provided to you in an email following your registration. If you do not receive a registration confirmation email, please contact us as soon as possible.

This workshop is open to those already experiencing communication & swallowing challenges, as well as those who wish to be proactive in their treatment. A catered lunch will be provided.

Facilitator: Sherri K. Zelazny, MA RSLP, CCC-SLP
Registered Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified LSVT® Practitioner

Download our new Communication and Swallow Booklet

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 2:30pm (registration begins at 9:30am)
Location: Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community | 399 Clubhouse Drive, Courtenay [map]
Capacity: 40 attendees (To ensure the best learning experience, a minimum of 25 participants will be required 7 days prior to the event date. Please be advised that if these numbers are not met, we will be unable to proceed with the workshop and all registrants will receive a full refund.)
Fees: PSBC Member $40 | PSBC Member (Couple/Pair) $70
Non-Member $50 | Non-Member (Couple/Pair) $90
Parkinson Society endeavors to make attendance at events accessible to all who may benefit. The Society may be able to subsidize attendance fees for those who require financial assistance. Please contact us for more details.


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Registration for this event will close on Monday, September 18, 2017

For more information contact Caroline Wiggins at:
604-662-3240 | 1-800-668-3330 | cwiggins@parkinson.bc.ca