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Emerging Technologies in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation

Who Should Attend: 
Therapists, Physicians, Researchers & Caregivers


Jason B. Carmel, M.D., Ph.D.
Lab Director
Motor Recovery Laboratory
Burke Medical Research Institute
Assistant Professor
Senior Speech Language Pathologist
Coordinator of Assistive Technology

The course is jointly hosted by the Burke-Cornell Medical Research Institute and Blythedale Children’s Hospital. It is intended for doctors, therapists, nurses, caregivers and families.

Course and Demonstration

This course will introduce participants to state-of-the-art and emerging technologies to improve neurological function in children. Both research and clinical tools to measure and improve brain function will be discussed.


5:00 p.m.
Introduction: A Technological Approach to Neurorehabilitation
Jason B. Carmel, M.D., Ph.D.

5:05 p.m.
Listening in on the Brain - What EEG can do for Neurorehabilitation
Jeremy Hill, Ph.D.

5:25 p.m.
A Moving Experience - Inferring Visual Function from Opto-Kinetic Tracking
Glen Prusky, Ph.D.

5:45 p.m.
Robotic Training of Gait and Balance in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Sunil K. Agrawal, Ph.D.

6:05 p.m. Break

6:15 p.m.
Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: Mapping and Changing Brain Function in People with Cerebral Palsy
Kathleen Friel, Ph.D.

6:35 p.m.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) - A Review of State-of-the-Art Technologies and their Use in Pediatrics
Marnina Allis, CCC SLP

6:55 p.m.
Conclusion: How to Incorporate Emerging Technologies
Jason B. Carmel, M.D., Ph.D.


$30, Blythedale and Burke employees are free. CEU Credits for Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists. CMH credits for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.


Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Blythedale Children’s Hospital
95 Bradhurst Avenue
Valhalla, NY 10595
United States