“Ask the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Center’s Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist and Speech and Language Pathologist!

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“Ask the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Center’s Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist and Speech and Language Pathologist!

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Please join us for a day of brief presentations followed by a significant amount of time devoted to a question and answer session on all matters relating to ataxia and speech and swallowing, physical therapy and occupational therapy. Lunch is provided.

Amanda Gallagher, MA CCC-SLP, is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation sciences. Amanda has worked with the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Clinic for 5 years, and has presented on topics related to speech, swallowing and cognitive difficulty to numerous support groups. Last year she served as an expert panelist at the National Ataxia Foundation Conference in Philadelphia. In addition to working with the Ataxia Clinic, Amanda is clinician with the Johns Hopkins Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program and serves on the Maryland Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board.

Jessica Wilchinski, MS, OTR/L, is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University. Jessica has worked with the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Clinic for 5 years, and has presented on the benefits of occupational therapy and home safety within the ataxia clinic and the NAF conference. In addition to working with the Ataxia Clinic, Jessica is an outpatient occupational therapist treating primarily neurologic patients in the Johns Hopkins Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program.

Jennifer Millar, MSPT, is a graduate of Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. Jenn has been a member of the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Center Team since its inception. She has presented National Ataxia Foundation lectures at the local, state and national level on the topic of benefits of exercise and safe mobility strategies. In addition to providing clinical care to neurological patients, Jenn is a research physical therapist with the Johns Hopkins Laboratory of Vestibular Neuro Adaptation.

Please register yourself and guest by contacting Donna DeLeno Neuworth by clicking on this link: https://tinyurl.com/yd6utmja. If you need assistance or have questions please contact Donna at 410-616-2811 or ddeleno1@jhmi.edu

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Date:
April 27
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm