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ACT – Sleep Disorders Are In Your Face

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$20
Image to illustrate DHAA ACT dinner meeting with a presentation on sleep disorders from Sharon Moore

Sharon Moore, Speech Pathologist and Myofunctional Practitioner, is joining us for our March meeting to present her findings concerning sleep disorders.

Join us at Embrace Orthodontists Manuka Office for an informal gathering for one scientific CPD hour, with light supper provided.

Sharon will be presenting two case studies of children with sleep disorders. There will also be time for a Q & A session.

This is a member-only event. If you are unsure of your membership status, or would like to become a member, please contact Amelia at [email protected]

 

“Sleep Disorders are in Your Face”

Sharon Moore is a Speech Pathologist and Myofunctional Practitioner, with 37 years clinical experience across a wide range of communication and swallowing disorders. She has worked in diverse clinical settings in Australia and London.

Currently she runs a Private Practice in Canberra, servicing referrals from medical and dental specialists for patients of all ages. The integration of Orofacial Myofunctional principles into traditional Speech Pathology work allows a unique approach to managing disorders of the upper airway; including breathing, swallowing, phonation, resonance, and speech.

Sharon has a special interest in early identification of craniofacial growth anomalies in non-syndromic children, airway obstruction in sleep disorders, and concomitant orofacial dysfunctions. Recently, acknowledgement within medical circles of the role of myofunctional therapy in management of sleep disorders hails a new era of relevance for muscle re-education in the upper airway, and affirmation of her chosen clinical direction. She believes that there has never been a more important time for medical, dental, and allied health colleagues to work as a team in the light of known significant health morbidities of sleep disorders in all ages.

Sharon maintains active membership of a number of organisations that support her clinical work including LSA, AACP, SPA, AVA, AAMS, IPSA, and WSS. She maintains active connections internationally with clinicians who have shared clinical interest in craniofacial growth, sleep disorders, and oro-facial structure and function.

Please email [email protected] for enquiries and dietary requirements.

Cancellation Policy
7 days notice must be given in writing to [email protected] if you cannot attend to receive a refund.Reimbursements will not be made after this time. Registration may be transferred to another person of the same membership status. DHAA reserves the right to invoice the ticket holder $20 to cover cost incurred.

Organiser

DHAA Act
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.dhaa.info

Venue

Embrace Orthodontists
36 Bougainville Street
Manuka, ACT 2603 Australia
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