Updates in Rehabilitation for Neurodegenerative Conditions

Date & Location
Saturday, October 14, 2023, 7:15 AM - 3:05 PM, 
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Target Audience
Specialties - Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry
Professions - Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician, Psychologist, Speech-Language-Hearing Therapist

The Updates in Rehabilitation for Neurodegenerative Conditions conference will provide participants with the most recent developments in current and emerging approaches that can be integrated into the care plans for patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as movement disorders, ALS, and other diagnoses. These conditions often affect mobility, cognition, or function. Faculty have been assembled to cover this important topic, ranging from new technologies in diagnostics, acute rehabilitation, to community settings. Attendees will benefit from the integration of a multi-modal, interdisciplinary team approach to support optimal recovery and function, which will lead to increasing the quality of life for rehabilitation patients.


  1. Explore emerging and current diagnostic and prognosticating tools and their potential application in practice to support improvements in rehabilitation outcomes for patients with neurodegenerative conditions
  2. Evaluate the scientific evidence supporting the beneficial effects of identified technologies on motor, cognitive, functional, psychological recovery in patients with neurodegenerative sequelae
  3. Integrate and promote the use of various approaches including health technology for patients with neurologic and neurodegenerative diseases
  4. Describe the roles of the healthcare team, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, neuropsychologists and others in the community in the management of patients with neurologic and neurodegenerative diseases