Public Lecture - A/Prof Wendy Magee On Music In Disorders Of Consciousness
Music as an intervention in paediatric and adult populations with disorders of consciousness
PUBLIC LECTURE - A/Prof Wendy Magee
5pm, May 20th, 2015
Vernon Collins Room
Health Education Learning Precinct
Royal Children’s Hospital
50 Flemington Rd, Parkville
Using clinical illustrations and examples from neuroscience, this presentation will outline the latest evidence for using music as a diagnostic tool and medium for intervention with children, adolescents and adults who have complex needs stemming from acquired brain injury and disorders of consciousness.
Assoc. Prof. Wendy Magee, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
With over 25 years’ experience working in neurology, Wendy Magee has extensive specialist clinical skills in this area and has pursued a range of research with adults and children with neurological conditions including traumatic brain injury, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease, low awareness states, and Locked-in Syndrome. Dr. Magee is widely published in peer-reviewed journals, with 25 book chapters in edited volumes, and editor of the text Music Technology in Therapeutic and Health Settings. Her current research and theoretical priorities include developing the evidence base for Music Therapy practice in neurology and rehabilitation, including developing and testing treatment methods and measurement tools, and within interdisciplinary practice.
Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.
Please register here by Friday 15th May, 2015