7:45 am Welcome and Introduction

8:00 am Family Panel

Moderator: Kelly L.D. Pham, MD

9:05 am John McLaughlin Keynote: Making a Difference – Are We?  Part 1: Whose Life is it Anyway?

Unni Narayanan, MBBS, MSc, FRCS(C)

10:05 am Break

10:20 am Task Specific and Impairment-Based Approaches to Gait Training in CP

Kristie Bjornson, PT, PhD

11:25 am Making a Difference – Are We?  Part 2: What’s the Goal?

Unni Narayanan, MBBS, MSc, FRCS(C)

12:30 pm Duncan Awards

12:45 pm Lunch Break

1:30 pm The Power of Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) for Children with CP

Tanna Neufeld, MS, CCC-SLP; Marci Revelli, MS, CCC-SLP

2:35 pm Equity and Ableism: Social Determinants of health in CP

Molly Fuentes, MD, MS

3:35 pm Closing Remarks, Q&A

3:50 pm Evaluation

4:05 pm Adjourn

42nd Annual Duncan Seminar
The Duncan Seminar is an annual interdisciplinary conference focused on the care of persons with physical disabilities.  It recognizes the major contributions of Doctor William Duncan, an orthopedic surgeon, to comprehensive interdisciplinary approaches to cerebral palsy in the Pacific Northwest.

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