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CP-NET Science & Family Day 2015

On October 7th 2015 (World CP Day), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital hosted families, caregivers, clients, healthcare professionals and researchers for our 2nd annual CP-NET Science & Family Day.

The day included presentations highlighting the latest CP research, engaging panel sessions, inspiring plenary talks and a community photo contest and exhibition. The event concluded with a CP Community Resource Open House and World CP Day Celebration.

Thank you to all who made this day such a success!

View the event program

Photo Slideshow

CP-NET Science & Family Day 2015

Congratulations to Our Photo Contest Winners!

Session Videos

Welcoming Remarks & CP-NET Overview with Video Screening

Darcy Fehlings, Scientific Director of CP-NET
Julia Hanigsberg, President & CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Tom Mikkelsen, President & Scientific Director of the Ontario Brain Institute

Engaging Through Social Media Panel Session

Panelists: Crystal Chin, Matt Freeman, Cheryl Peters & Connie Putterman
Moderator: Brenda Agnew

Genomics & CP Research Presentation

Richard Wintle, Centre for Applied Genomics at The Hospital for Sick Children

Accessibility and Participation for Children in the School System

David Lepofsky, AODA Alliance Chair

My Journey with Sports

Eric Flemming, Paralympic Athlete

Fitness & Leisure for Teens & Young Adults with CP Panel Session

Panelists: Jessica Silver, Megan Sherwin & Wesley Magee‚ÄźSaxton
Moderator: Lauren Switzer

Growing Up with CP: Voices from the MyStory Project

Jan Willem Gorter, Director of CanChild

Thank you to our sponsors!