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    CPU Accredited Symposium

    17 & 18 September 2009

    Presented by the

    Occupational Therapy Department

    University of Pretoria

    Sanlam Auditorium

    Hatfield Campus

Links to Enablement - Preliminary Programme

    17 September 2009

7:45 8:30 Registration and refreshments

8:30 9.00 Opening and Welcome:

    Prof. Annél van Aswegen

    Director: Human Resources

    University of Pretoria

    Orientation to session 1 and introduction of speaker: Chairperson

    Session 1: Enablement through Knowledge

    Chairperson: Prof Margot Graham

    Head: Department of Occupational Therapy

    University of Pretoria

    9.00 - 9:45 Where do I start key websites for sourcing Me Caroline Rule

    information Rolling Inspiration journalist, Rolling

    Rehab manager and private

    practitioner specialising in driving


    9:45 10:00 Questions and discussion

10:00 10:30 Refreshments

    Session 2: Enablement through Technology

    Chairperson: Me Yvonne Raganya

    Occupational Therapy Lecturer:

    University of Pretoria

    10:30 11:20 Adaptive driving technology and guidelines for Me Caroline Rule

    licensing, rebates and training

    11:30 12:10 Wheelchair power latest innovations in the world Me Caroline Rule

    of wheels.

    12:10 12:30 Questions and discussion

12:30 13:30 Lunch

    Session 3: Enablement through Legislation

    Chairperson: Me Rulaine Smith

    Occupational Therapy Lecturer

    University of Pretoria

    13:30 14:15 South African tax implications for people with Mr Martin Buys

    disabilities Finance Manager - ESKOM 14:15 14:45 South African labour law counteracting incapacity Me Sagwati Sebapu Private

    and disability practitioner and occupational

    therapy lecturer - UP 14:45 15.00 Refreshments

    15:00 15:45 Equity and equality promoting work place diversity Me Tania Buys - Private

    practitioner and occupational

    therapy lecturer - UP 15:45 16:00 Questions and discussion

    Links to Enablement

    18 September 2009

7:45 8:30 Registration and refreshments

    Session 1: Enablement through Living: Cover stories of extraordinary people

    Chairperson: Me Tania Buys

    Lecturer: Dept of Occupational Therapy

    University of Pretoria

    8:15 - 9:00 28 Years of opportunities in the Public Service Me Pieta Compaan Nature

    Problems and solutions conservation scientist GDACE

     living with spinal quadriplegia


    9:00 9:30 Standing up Dr Hans Myburgh

    Orthopaedic surgeon living

    with spinal paraplegia 9:30 10:00 Technology for independent communication case Prof Kitty Uys Lecturer

    studies CAAC - University of Pretoria

10:00 10:30 Refreshments

    Session 2: Enablement through Living: Cover stories of extraordinary people

    Chairperson: Prof Margot Graham

    Head of Occupational Therapy Departrment

    University of Pretoria

    10:30 11:00 Assistive technology for the blind and visually Mr Neville Clarence

    impaired Director of Neville Clarence

    Trekker Talking GPS technologies blind person 11:00 -11:15 Getting around - doing my own thing Mr Latim Matenje Post

    graduate student - UP blind


    11.15 -11:30 When accessibility becomes an obstacle Mr Aye-Htun Ohn living with

     spina bifida

    11:30 12:00 Challenging the impossible Dr Cival Mills

    UP Laureatus award winner

    living with locked-in syndrome 12:00 12:30 Questions and discussion


12:30 13:15 Lunch

    Session 3: Group Visit to Disability Expo at Callagher Estate

    13:30 Bus departs from Conference Centre


    17 & 18 September 2009


PLEASE NOTE: the FINAL DATE for registration and payment is 30 August

    2009. No registration or payment can be accepted after this date.

Please reply by email or fax to: Fax: 012 3541329 Tel: 012 3541326

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    Would you like to attend the Disability Expo at the Gallagher Convention Centre? (18 September, 13:30 Yes No 16:00) ( free entry for symposium group)

    Please indicate if you would like to make use of the bus to the Disability Expo (extra cost of R75) Yes No


    Your cost: Registration detail Full Symposium (17 & 18 September)

    Early bird payment on or before 31 July 2009 R900

    Payment after 31 July 2009 R1060

     Day 1 only (17 September 08:00 16:00)

    Early bird payment on or before 31 July 2009 R600

    Payment after 31 July 2009 R680

     Day 2 only (18 September 08:00 13:00)

    Early bird payment on or before 31 July 2009 R300

    Payment after 31 July 2009 R380

    Attendance of Disability Expo at Gallagher No Yes Convention Centre

    Will make use of own transport (*we will meet Yes at entrance to enter as a group*)

    Will make use of Symposium Bus Yes R75


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    Branch: Ben Swart Street

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    Please send proof of payment to or fax 012 354 1329.

    Please make sure that your proof of payment has been received by phoning Thea Stanton

     012 354 1326.

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