2019 On With Life Neuro Rehabiltiation Conference

Pre-Conference Concussion Symposium
8:00 a.m.
FFA Enrichment Center
2019 Neuro Rehabilitation Conference...
FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny

Please save the date for our 19th Annual On With Life Neuro Rehabilitation Conference! Intended for healthcare providers, the On With Life Conference brings together experts from around the United States to discuss recent trends in the field of brain injury rehabilitation. 

2019 Conference Agenda

  • Living, Loving and Doing: Our Goals for Rehabilitation
    Dr. Barry Willer, Ph.D.
    Professor of psychiatry and the director of research at the university’s Concussion Management Clinic, University at Buffalo
  • Assistive Technology in Neuro Rehabilitation: Improving Participation and Quality of Life
    Samantha Williams, OTR/L, CBIS, Occupational therapist, On With Life
    Tracy Keninger, MS, CRC, ATP, Rural Solutions and Assistive Technology Program Director, Easter Seals
  • Transdisciplinary Coordination:  Blurred Lines for Better Care
    Dave Anders, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST, Clinical director, On With Life
  • Neurobehavioral Programming:  Embracing the Challenge with Dignity
    Dave Anders, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST, Clinical director, On With Life
    Allison Logemann, PsyD, CBIS, Neuropsychologist, On With Life
  • Parkinson’s + Research
    Gail McGaughy, PT, C/NDT, CLT, CBIS, Physical therapist, On With Life 
    Dr. Elizabeth Stegemoller, Iowa State University
  • Return to Work
    Ashley Coop, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS, Occupational therapist, On With Life
  • The “Other Neuro Diagnoses” Coffee Club: Polyneuropathies, Myopathies, and West Nile Virus Encephalitis
    Shawna Swain, MPAS, PA-C, Physician assistant, On With Life
  • Salience in Rehabilitation: Work Hard to Play Hard
    Leslie Oba, CRTS, CBIS, Recreation Therapist, On With Life
    Bri Kappos, Residential Support Lead, On With Life


Professional Registration – $75 (by August 24, $85 after August 24)

Professional Registration includes a certificate of attendance that can be submitted for various licensing and certification requirements. Price includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. Lunch will be provided by Hickory Park. Registration is required. Please register by September 12. Attendance limited to 250 participants.

Additional CEU Fees: Nursing – $10 |  Case Management – $10 

Full refunds will be available by emailing info@onwithlife.org through September 7.

Continuing Education

Nurses: This program has been submitted for approval by Broadlawns Medical Center, Iowa Board of Nursing #38, for approval of 6.25 contact hours.

Case Managers: This program has been submitted for approval to The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers for 6.25 contact hours.

All attendees will be given certificates of attendance to submit to their respective licensing/certification programs for 6.25 contact hours. Certificates of attendance will be sent electronically following the conference.

Directions + Accomodations

A limited number of rooms have been set aside for September 12 and 13 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny. Identify yourself as attending the On With Life Conference to get the conference rate of $119 before August 24.

Courtyard by Marriott – 2405 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny | 515-422-5555

The conference will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center on DMACC’s campus – 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny.