On Thursday 8th there will be a symposium on research and this will look at themes such as research on sensitive topics such as suicide, action research eg in relation to family meetings and conducting research where people may struggle to give consent and thus participate unless special needs are met.
On Friday (morning) 9th there is a symposium entitled ‘the Heart of the Mind’ and this symposium will look to explore what is at the essences our humanity as individuals and collectively. There will be neuropsychiatry, child psychology, systemic therapy, patient, carer, spiritual, resilience-adjustment, neuroscience of consciousness and rehabilitation/life goals perspectives.
On Friday afternoon there will be an assistive technology symposium which will feature eye gaze, universal design, artificial intelligence, gait training post stroke and cochlear implants.
For further information, please contact Dr. Paul Carroll, Consultant in Rehabilitation, National Rehabilitation Hospital, St Vincents University Hospital, The Royal Hospital Donnybrook