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90th Annual ACRM Conference | 12 – 16 NOV | Florida

The LARGEST interdisciplinary rehabilitation research conference in the world

90th Annual ACRM Conference
Progress in Rehabilitation Research

12 – 16 NOVEMBER 2013
Disney's Contemporary Resort, Florida

Featuring NON-STOP CONTENT for: Interdisciplinary Pain • Brain Injury • Spinal Cord Injury • Stroke • Neurodegenerative Diseases

Register Early for BEST Pricing – as low as $295 for Students and Early Career professionals, $695 for ACRM members
Military Discounts available

MORE: http://www.ACRMconference.org/

Early Career Highlights

Full conference registration as low as $295 for Students and Early Career attendees. Register early for the best pricing.

Tues & Wed, 12 13 November / Preconference

Wed, 13 November / Preconference

  • EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSE, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Learn More >>>
  • Introduction to ACRM Networking Groups and Interdisciplinary Special Interest Groups (ISIGs), 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Early Career Networking Group Reception, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Thu, 14 November / Core Conference

  • Early Career Networking Group Physicians Task Force Meeting, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
  • Deborah L. Wilkerson Early Career Award Lecture: Alexithymia after Brain Injury: What it is and Why it Deserves more Attention, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Learn More
  • Exhibitors Welcome Reception & Scientific Poster Viewing, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Early Career Networking Group Social Outing (Details TBD), 7:00 PM
    Learn more about the ACRM Early Career Networking Group

Fri, 15 November
/ Core Conference

  • After Gala party, Fri, 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Sat, 16 November / Core Conference

70+ Educational Sessions Available

Interdisciplinary, evidence-based, cutting-edge content for FIVE diagnostic areas.

  • 30+ hours of content for Brain Injury
  • 12 hours of content for Spinal Cord Injury
  • 12 hours of content for Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • 8 hours of content for Stroke
  • 12 hours of content for Pain
  • PLUS 20+ hours of content that spans multiple diagnostic areas

Here is just a small sample of the outstanding educational sessions available:

  • Why We Need More Case Studies of Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Techniques to Improve Carry-Over of Clinical Improvements to Daily Activities
  • Brain Injury as a Chronic Condition: Policy, Payer, and Consumer Perspectives
  • The Value of Mixed Methods: Lessons Learned Through Intervention Research in Individuals with Chronic Stroke
  • Rehab is Over, Now What? Innovative Outpatient Programs for Spinal Cord Injury
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Best Practices in Cross-Border Collaboration in Rehabilitation Research
  • Children and Youth with Acquired Brain Injury: Transition Challenges and Outcomes
  • Neurodegenerative Effects of Epilepsy: Cognitive and Psychosocial Sequelae and Recommendations for Rehabilitation Research and Practice

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ACRM Special Interest and Networking Group Meetings (Open to all Attendees)

Thu, 14 November

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: SCI Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Military & Veterans Affairs Networking Group
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Neurodegenerative Diseases Networking Group
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group

Fri, 15 November

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Health Policy Networking Group
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: International Networking Group

Sat, 16 November

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Geriatric Rehabilitation Group

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We are ACRM

ACRM serves a global community of researchers and clinicians striving to deliver evidence-based rehabilitation interventions to people with disabling conditions, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, neurodegenerative disease and pain. ACRM is committed to the dissemination of research and educating providers, while supporting advocacy efforts to ensure adequate public funding of research endeavors. ACRM.org