Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference and International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation
This year, the Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference is partnering with the International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR) to offer a fantastic program to the Philadelphia rehabilitation/research community on current research in virtual technology and its application to rehabilitation.
International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference
The 16th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC) will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands June 18 – 20, 2014.
2013 ANCDS Conference Fellowship Awards
The ANCDS Membership Committee is pleased to announce that awards will be offered for ten (10) students to attend the ANCDS Fall Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Start-up funds for the original awards offered in 2011 were donated by Dr. Lawrence Shriberg, keynote speaker for the 2010 ANCDS Fall Conference, who donated his honorarium back to the ANCDS. Funds to sustain the program were provided by the ANCDS Executive Board.
The competition is open to currently enrolled Speech-Language Pathology master's and doctoral students, and other students specializing in clinical neurologically-based communication disorders and sciences. Students do not need to be members of the ANCDS to apply for the ANCDS Conference Fellowship Award and students who are not members of the ANCDS are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline September 13, 2013, 5:00pm (EST)
What is Evidence-Based Practice?
For almost ten years, ANCDS has taken a leadership role in the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPG) as a method to:
- Reduce variation in practice
- Systemize quality of care
- Maximize use of demonstrably effective techniques
- Facilitate learning
- Stimulate research
- Improve accountability in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic communication disorders
The ANCDS Mission
Promote quality service to persons with neurologic communication disorders by developing training guidelines for preparation of speech-language pathologists for clinical practice with this population, developing standards for clinical practice of speech-language pathologists with this population, and to develop the standards and provide the means to certify clinical specialists in this area of practice.
Promote state-of-the art education of practitioners in neurologic communication disorders.
Promote exchange of information and ideas among its members.
Promote research that contributes to better understanding and management of neurologic communication disorders.
Provide leadership in the development of clinical expertise in neurologic communication disorders.
Establish and support liaison with related professional organizations.