MND QUEENSLAND WEBINARS

MND Queensland Webinars are created to share useful information about care and support for people with Motor Neurone Disease and they help to educate our clients and their families and carers. If you would like to use or reproduce any of this content, please contact our Director of Services first by calling 07 3372 9004 or email head-mndservices@mndaq.org.au.

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Anticipatory Grief and the Importance of Support and Connection presented by Leanne O'Shea, Managing Director, South West Grief and Loss Centre. 15 October 2021.



Thank you to Leanne and the South West Grief and Loss Centre for presenting this informative webinar.

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Eyegaze Technology - Assisting to Communicate, Connect, Interact and Control Your Environment, Presented by Jessica Kennedy, Assistive Technology Specialist & Speech Pathologist, LinkAssistive. 30 September 2021



Our thanks go to Jessica and the team at LinkAssistive for this informative presentation.

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Falls Prevention, Presented by Hannah Woods, Occupational Therapist, MND Queensland. 16 September 2021

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Life Stories Project, Presented by Miriam Cafer, Project Volunteer. 2 September 2021.
 

We thank Miriam for volunteering to lead this project and for taking the time to present.

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Overview of the MND-Specific Speech Pathology Service, Presented by Salma Charania, Speech Pathologist MND Queensland. 19 August 2021.




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Where To From Here - Presented by Ian Landreth, Chief Executive Officer, MND Queensland. 5 August 2021.

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Get Involved and Make a Difference - Presented by Jason Russo, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Manager, MND Queensland. 22 July 2021.




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Pressure Care Management - Presented by Hannah Woods, Occupational Therapist, MND Queensland. 8 July 2021.

Thanks to Hannah for a very informative presentation. If you have MND and need Occupational Therapy support, contact us by calling 07 3372 9004 or email occupationaltherapy@mndaq.org.au.


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Targeting Metabolic Flexibility in Amyotrophic Lateral Sc​lerosis - Presented by Dr Shyuan Ngo, Group Leader and FightMND Mid-Career Research Fellow at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at The University of Queensland and Honorary Research Fellow at the RBWH and The Wesley Hospital. 10 June 2021.

 

MND Queensland would like to thank Shu for this very informative presentation.

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Cognitive Changes in MND - Presented by Simone Dullaway, Occupational Therapist, Chronic Disease Team - Brisbane South, Queensland Health​. 27 May 2021.

We're very grateful to Simone Dullaway and the Chronic Disease Team - Brisbane South for this special presentation.

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Accessible Housing Design - Presented by Hannah Woods, Occupational Therapist, MND Queensland. 13 May 2021.



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Advance Care Planning and MND-Specific Considerations - Presented by Soney Baigent, Social Worker, Metro South Health. 29 April 2021.

Our sincere thanks go to Soney and Metro South Health for this important presentation.

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Making the Most of Formal Supports - Presented by The MND Queensland Team - Stacey, Simone, Sandra and Jason. 15 April 2021.



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Exercise Physiology - Presented by Jake O'Brien, Exercise Physiologist and Team Leader, Better Rehab. 1 April 2021.



MND Queensland would like to thank Jake and Better Rehab for this Special Presentation.

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NDIS Funding for Holidays - Presented by Marnie Roelink, Coordinator of Supports and Knowledge Development Coordinator, MND New South Wales, 18 March 2021.



Our thanks go to Marnie and MND NSW for this presentation.

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Carer Self-Care & Avoidance of Burnout - Presented by Soney Baigent, Senior Social Worker, Queensland Health, 4 March 2021



MND Queensland is grateful for the wonderful contribution Soney made in presenting this information for our audience.

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Voice/Message Banking & Eye-Gaze Tech - Presented by Georgia Cuskelly, Speech Pathologist at Better Rehab (Gold Coast), 18 February 2021

The following video was also meant to be part of the presentation.



Our sincere thanks to to Georgia for sharing her knowledge and expertise and to Better Rehab (Gold Coast).

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Getting Your Affairs in Order - Presented by Hamish Landreth, Associate Director and Financial Adviser at Prosperity, 4 February 2021

We would like to thank Hamish Landreth and Prosperity for this presentation.

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Genetics and MND Research Project - Presented by Ashley Crook, Genetic Counsellor at MQ Health Neurology Clinic and Macquarie University Centre for MND Research, 21 January 2021


MND Queensland would like to thank Ashley Crook, the MQ Health Neurology Clinic, Macquarie University Centre for MND Research and the University of Technology Sydney for this presentation.

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Dietetics and Weight Loss - Presented by Valerie Conway, Senior Dietician, Chronic Disease, Metro South Health, 10 December 2020


We thank Veronica for her time and effort that went into providing this presentation and our thanks also go to Metro South Health.

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Palliative Care - What Support Can I Expect? - Presented by Elizabeth Davis (former Director of Nursing) and Carol Hope (Director of Nursing), Ipswich Hospice Care, 26 November 2020



Below is the video shared within this presentation.



MND Queensland thanks Elizabeth and Carol, as well as Ipswich Hospice Care for their informative presentation.
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Medications and Symptom Management - Presented by Jenny Stofmeel, Nurse Practitioner, MND Clinic, Gold Coast University Hospital
 

Our thanks go to Jenny and the Gold Coast University Hospital MND Clinic for participating in this webinar.
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I Have MND - Now What? Presented by MND Advisor, Sharon Edwards, from MND Queensland, 29 October 2020
 

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My Aged Care - Where do I Start? Presented by MND Queensland's Director of Services, Stacey Thorpe. 15 October 2020.



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Talk the NDIS Talk (getting the most out of your funding)
Presented by MND Queensland's MND Advisor & Support Coordinators, Sandra Biffin and Jason Russell




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Sex and Intimacy presented by Lois Quick, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Chronic Disease Brisbane South, Metro South Health

Thanks go to Lois Quick and the Metro South Health team for this informative presentation.
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Exercise and MND presented by Nikki and Adina, Physiotherapists from Better Rehab on the Gold Coast, 3 September

We would like to thank the presenters Nikki and Adina, and Better Rehab for working with us on this webinar. 

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Continence and MND presented by Lois Quick, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Chronic Disease Brisbane South, Metro South Health, 20 August 2020

Our thanks go to Lois Quick and the Chronic Disease Brisbane South, Metro South Health team.

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Respiratory System Management with Sarah Walton, Acting Senior Physiotherapist, Gold Coast University Hospital, 6 August 2020

Our thanks go to Sarah Walton, Courtney Bennie, Sharon Kwiatkowski and Andrew Shaw as well as the Gold Coast University Hospital for being involved with this presentation.

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Go Go Gadgets with Miriam Cafer (MND QLD Occupational Therapist) 23 July 2020

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Making Yourself Heard with Sandra Biffin (MND Advisor & Support Coordinator) 10 July 2020
 


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Matt Ernst Speech Pathology Webinar, 25 June 2020

Many thanks to Matt and Better Rehab for collaborating with us on this webinar. 

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'Open Mic' session with MND Queensland's CEO Ian Landreth, 18 June 2020

Please note that this is a recording of a Zoom online meeting and there are a few glitches that appear occasionally affecting the quality of the recording, but it is definitely viewable.

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Manual Handling Presentation by Miriam and Peta, 11 June 2020

You can also download the slideshow presentation from this video by clicking here.

Many thanks to Queensland Rehab Healthcare Solutions for loaning us some equipment for demonstration in this webinar.

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