Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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$35 per person

Payment Options: Visa/Mastercard, PayPal, Cheque

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal: When confirming your registration, you will be taken to the PayPal website to process your payment details.

Cheques: Please make cheques out to VOCPRI, and mail to: VOCPRI c/o Michelle Langdon, 600 Sanatorium Rd, London, N6H 3W7, along with a printout of your e-mail confirmation.


Education & Learning Services, CPRI 
CPRI Education 

Sponsorship Statement

This program has received an educational grant and in-kind support from The Volunteer Organization of CPRI.


Sleep: It is Not All About the ZZZ’s! 

Presented by: Dr. Aaron St Laurent, BSc MD FRCPC, Assistant Professor – Paediatics – University of Western Ontario, Paediatric Respirologist, Sleep Lab Director & Dr. Golda Milo-Manson MHSc, MD, FRCPC

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of sleep disorders in children and youth with neurodevelopmental disorders. Two distinct subject-matter experts will guide us into discussion on this important topic.

Principles of treatment and management will be discussed. Case presentations, as well as, a Q & A will enable audience to integrate learning. Please see below for session specific learning objectives and to read a little more about our presenters.



Learning Objectives:

(1) Understand the range of sleep related disorders that can be assessed via polysomnography: sleep related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and hypoventilation, restless leg syndrome, excessive daytime sleepiness, parasomnias

(2) Discuss the management options for these conditions

(3) Discuss how these diagnoses could affect development and behaviour

About Dr. Aaron St. Laurent:

Dr. St Laurent completed his BSc (Hons) at McGill University in Montreal followed by his MD in 2011 at the University of Toronto. He did a four year residency in Paediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital before returning to McGill for a fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, which he complete in 2017. After a short locum at the Children’s Hospital, he pursued additional training in Paediatric Respiratory Sleep Medicine at Sick Kids in Toronto.

Dr. St Laurent joined the department of Paediatrics in the division of Paediatric Respirology in May 2019. He is an Assistant Professor in Department of Paediatrics at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. In early 2021, he helped to open the Children’s Hospital Pediatric Sleep Lab at LHSC, where he operates as the medical director. In addition to sleep medicine, Aaron’s clinical and research interests include neuromuscular disease and ventilation.



Learning Objectives:

(1) Understand the most types of sleep disorders in children and youth with neurodevelopmental disorders

(2) Understand the principles of assessment of sleep disorders

(3) Understand the principles of both non pharmacological and pharmacological treatment

About Dr. Golda Milo-Manson, MHSc, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Golda Milo-Manson is an Associate Professor for the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She received her medical degree as well as her graduate degree (MHSc) from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She completed her pediatric training and subspecialty in developmental pediatrics at University of Toronto ad Hospital for Sick Children. Currently she is the VP of Medicine and Academic Affairs at Holland Bloorview Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital a role she has held for 18 years.

Dr. Milo-Manson has worked in paediatric rehabilitation for more than 20 years, largely with children and youth with physical disabilities as well as complex sleep disorders.  She has been a member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy for most of her academic career and currently is serving on the Board of Directors. She has served as a local co-host for two American Academy of Developmental Medicine annual meetings held in Toronto. Dr. Milo-Manson has frequently presented workshops at the American Academy Annual meetings as well.

Dr. Milo-Manson chaired the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada subspecialty committee in Developmental Paediatrics for over 6 years that set national standards for training in the field for Canada as well as the introduction of a national specialty examination.  She was previously the Program Director for the Developmental Pediatric subspecialty residency program at the University of Toronto. In addition she has chaired a national conference, The Child Development Update for over 10 years held in Toronto.