Preliminary program

 

Time

Title

Speakers and interveners

7:30 a.m. 

Orientation and breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome

 

8:10 a.m.

Introduction
Details on the day's agenda

Dr. Peter Glavas

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

8:15 a.m.

General presentation on the theme of cerebral palsy and secondary musculoskeletal damage
- General information on cerebral palsy
- Overview of treatments

Dr. Marie Laberge

Physiatrist

Treatment of spasticity

8:30 a.m.

Local control by neuromuscular injection
- Description of the indication for this treatment
- Typical case for botulinum blocking

Dr. Muriel Haziza

Physiatrist

8:45 a.m.

Selective posterior radicellotomy surgical approach, Baclofen pump)
- Description of the indication for each treatment
- Typical case for radicellotomy

Dr. Jean-Pierre Farmer

Neurosurgeon and Surgeon-in-Chief, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Hips and cerebral palsy

9:05 a.m.

Preventive intervention
- Monitoring of the hips in cerebral palsy
- Overview of non-surgical hip treatments

Dr. Camille Costa

Physiatrist

To be confirmed, Physiotherapist

9:20 a.m.

Surgical approach
 - Indications and goals of an operation on the hips of a patient living with cerebral palsy
- Typical case of hip surgery

Dr. Reggie Hamdy

Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief of Staff, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada

9:35 a.m.

Questions

9:50 a.m.

Break and visit to the booths

Deformation of the lower limbs and cerebral palsy

10:10 a.m.

Preventive intervention
Description of the different types of orthoses and preventive treatments of the lower limbs and their indication

Dr. Camille Costa

Physiatrist

10:25 a.m.

Surgical approach
- Description of the most frequent foot pathologies in cerebral palsy and surgical indications (equinovalgus foot and equinovarus foot, pigeon toe/shear)
- Typical case of lower limb surgery, implications and surgery time

Dr. Marie-Andrée Cantin

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

To be confirmed Physiotherapist

Deformation of the spine and cerebral palsy 

10:40 a.m.

Preventive intervention
Preventive treatments for the spine with an emphasis on positioning 

Dr. Marie Laberge

Physiatrist

Suzan Herscovitch

Occupational Therapist

10:55 a.m.

Surgical approach
- Description of the indications to operate on the spine of a patient with cerebral palsy
- Typical case of spinal surgery

Dr. Félix Brassard

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Deformation of the upper limbs and cerebral palsy

11:10 a.m.

Preventive intervention
- Presentation of the different types of orthoses and preventive treatments for the upper limb

Nathalie Bilodeau

Occupational therapist

11:25 a.m.

Surgical approach
- Description of the indications and objectives to operate on the upper limb in cerebral palsy
- Typical case of hand and/or wrist and/or elbow surgery

Dr. Mathilde Hupin

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

11:40 a.m.

Questions

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and visit to the booths

Family forum | Facilitator to be confirmed

1:00 p.m.

What are the favourable conditions to enable the child to tend toward an active life?

*Video testimonial in introduction

1:10 p.m.

The daycare period

Christine Duquette
Coordinator, J'me fais une place en garderie

1:15 p.m.

The school period (4-21 years of age)

Ginette Pariseault
Executive Director, Intégration sociale des enfants handicapés en milieu de garde

1:20 p.m.

Focus on the TSAL (Transition from School to Active Life) approach

Vanessa Tessier
Special Educator, Centre de réadaptation Marie Enfant, rehabilitation program at École Joseph-Charbonneau

1:25 p.m.

A patient's experience

Maude Massicotte

1:30 p.m.

Questions and exchanges of ideas

1:50 p.m.

How to reconcile the impacts of motor deficiency with family life?
*Video testimonial in introduction

1:55 p.m.

The question of respite

Carolyne Lavoie
Assistant Director, Solidarité de parents de personnes handicapées (SPPH)

2:00 p.m.

Involvement in the community

Marine Gailhard
Centre d'intégration à la vie active (CIVA)

2:05 p.m.

A parent's experience

Diane Chênevert

Parent of a child with cerebral palsy, Founder of Centre Philou

2:10 p.m.

Questions and exchanges of ideas

2:30 p.m.

Break and visit to the booths

2:50 p.m.

How to get involved as a patient or a parent in improvement projects promoted by healthcare professionals?

2:50 p.m.

What is the notion of “patient partner"
How to contribute?

Marie-France Langlet
Advisor, Bureau du Partenariat Patients-Familles-Soignants at CHU Sainte-Justine

2:55 p.m.

An example of a research project conducted with patient partners

Martin Lemay

Researcher

3:00 p.m.

An example of a research project conducted with patient partners

Jérôme Gauvin Lepage

Researcher

3:05 p.m.

Questions and exchanges of ideas

3:25 p.m.

Conclusion
And after?
- The follow-up that will be given to the projects and ideas arising from the panels and questions
- A possible second edition of the event

Dr. Peter Glavas

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

3:30 p.m. - 4:00

Visit to the booths