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7:30 – 8:25 am

Conference Registration

Continental Breakfast – Sponsored by Martin & Hillyer

8:25 – 8:35 am

Welcome, Announcements, Recognition of Sponsors

 Roger R. Foisy, Conference Chair

8:35 – 8:45 am

Get to know what the L.A.T. has been saying about Treatment Plans

James Page, Martin & Hillyer

8:45 – 8:55 am

Get to know what the L.A.T. has been saying about Attendant Care

Gary Mazin, Mazin & Associates

8:55 – 9:05 am

How to work with insurers when presenting your clients’ need for the use of medical marijuana?

– Tania Harris, Howie Sacks LLP

9:05 – 9:15 am

Is a concussion always outside of the MIG? What has the L.A.T. been saying?

– Paul Cahill, Will Davidson

9:15 – 9:30 am

What HealthCare Professionals Need to Know About Consent & Capacity

– Brian Cameron & Michelle Baumann, Oatley Vigmond

9:30 – 9:45 am

Travel – We must do better for our clients. Suggested less expensive means of client travel to appointments?

– Leigh Craney, Leigh Craney Case Management

9:45 – 10:00 am

Keeping Communication Open within the Team.

– Jordan Assaraf, Gluckstein & Associates

10:00 – 10:30 am

Mid-morning Refreshment Break

– Sponsored by McKellar Structured Settlements

10:30 – 10:45 am

Is your HST from your OCF-21s being improperly deducted from your clients’ accident benefit limits?

What information should we be aware of to assist our clients?

– Paul Harte, Harte Law P.C.

10:45 – 11:00 am

Stretching Insureds Med/Rehab dollars by using OTAs/PTAs/CDAs in TBI Rehabilitation – Are you properly explaining the benefits to insurers?

– Julie Entwistle, Solutions for Living – Entwistle Power

11:00 – 11:15 am

30 Years of Rehabilitation…The Evolution of the RSW! Lessons learned and helpful tips!

– Pat Gaughan, Bartimaeus Rehabilitation

11:15 – 12:00 am

Listen directly from Insurer Representatives with a Q&A period.

– Facilitator – Nick Todorovic, McLeish Orlando

12:00 – 1:15 pm

Lunch Break

– Sponsored by Thompson Optometry

1:15 – 1:20 pm

BIAPH President Conference Remarks

– Gary Mazin, Mazin & Associates

1:20 – 1:40 pm

fMRI and Overview of CAT Criteria in Brain Injury

– David MacDonald, Thomson Rogers

1:40 – 2:00 pm

GOSE – Upper Severe Disability at 6 months – Case Studies and Handouts

– Sheila Don, Innovative Occupational Therapy Services

2:00 – 2:20 pm

The role of Speech-Language Pathology in identifying and managing communication impairments that impact independence and social functioning.

– Jennifer Horton, Lear Communications

2:20 – 2:40 pm

The Necessity of Data Collection to Support your GOSE(RSW).

– Justin Kline, Anchor Rehabilitation

2:40 – 3:00 pm

Question & Answer Period for GOSE Presenters.

– Panel Facilitator – Dr. Michael Hanna, Canadian Medical Assessment Centre

3:05 – 3:35 pm

Mid-afternoon Refreshment Break

–  Sponsored by Grillone Bekiaris LLP

3:35 – 3:45 pm

A message from BIAPH’s Executive Director

– Jorun Rucels

3:45 – 4:00 pm

Are you overstepping by searching your client through social media or are you failing your client by not doing so?

– Danielle N Naumann, PhD(c), OT Reg(Ont), C-CAT(FO).  Barr Rehab OT (Treatment); CMAC (Assessment)

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Are you short-selling your client’s claim by not using their social media to tell their “back story”

– Roger R Foisy, Roger R Foisy Professional Corporation

4:15 – 4:20 pm

Closing Remarks and Program End

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