Theatre 3: Rehab

Tuesday 17th March

Wednesday 18th March


11.00 - 11.30

Rosanne Tyas

Music Therapy has much to offer: An overview of the effects of music therapy across different domains in neuro-disability.

This presentation will outline the benefits of music therapy intervention including enhancing cognition, speech, movement and emotional expression. It will include different methods e.g instrumental improvisation, songwriting, song singing and neurologic music therapy techniques with examples of clinical work.


12.30 - 13.00

Dinithi O'Gorman

Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy in Neuro Rehabilitation

To discuss the benefits of Speech and Language Therapy with persons who have acquired or congenital brain injury. This seminar will also cover types of interventions that healthcare professionals can use to support and maximise the communicative potential of patients.


14.00 - 14.30

Professor Wagih El Masri

Spinal Cord Injuries: Factors that influence Neurological recovery

With Expert management of the Spinal Injury and its effects Neurological recovery following traumatic spinal cord injuries is not uncommon and is predictable in occurrence and extent. The Prognostic indicators of this recovery and the Factors that can prevent its achievement will be discussed


14.45 - 15.15

Dr Angus Graham

Neuro Rehabilitation : Triumphs and Tribulations

Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre is a public-private partnership in Bristol delivering bespoke neurological rehabilitation to very complex patients with acquired conditions. I will discuss the importance of rehabilitation, how this is achieved and the challenges that exist.


15.30 - 16.00

Dr Sonia Borghino

Neurofeedback Efficacy withï adult offenders with personality difficulties and high risk of violence

Overcoming Barriers to Change: Applying Neurofeedback in Forensic Institutions in the UK Dr Sonia Borghino, Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Criminologist Dr Naomi Murphy Consultant Clinical; Forensic Psychologist