Shark Attack Survivor Overcomes Odds with Occupational Therapy

Cairns, QLD, Australia – ( September 11, 2012

Shark Attack Survivor Overcomes Odds with Occupational Therapy

Shark Attack Survivor Overcomes Odds with Occupational Therapy

With his inspirational story of survival and recovery, shark attack survivor, Paul de Gelder is destined to be a popular drawcard when he headlines Occupational Therapy Australia’s promOTing better living expo in Cairns tomorrow, Thursday 13 September 2012 at 10.30am, Pullman Reef Casino.

This is a free event and media are welcome to attend.

Paul de Gelder published his story, No Time For Fear: How a Shark Attack Survivor Beat The Odds in 2011.

He will conduct book signings following his presentation between 10.30am and 11.30am on Thursday, 13 September, 2012.

The promOTing better living expo’s free public Information sessions at Pullman Reef Casino include:

9.30am: Occupational Therapy and Soft Tissue by Dr Kieran Broome

10.30am: Guest speaker, Paul de Gelder

11.45am: Occupational Therapy and Work Rehabilitation by Delwyn

Sheehan (Cairns)

12.30pm: Occupational Therapy and Paediatrics by Stephanie Whiteside

1pm: Occupational Therapy and Getting Back into Life after Cancer by Kerry Stingel (Cairns)

1.45pm: Occupational Therapy and Mental Health by Christine Coop (Cairns)


What: promOTing better living expo

When: Thursday, 13 September, 2012

Time: 9.30am to 3pm

Where: Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

Cost: FREE

About Occupational Therapy Australia

Occupational Therapy Australia is the professional association for occupational therapists. Members are qualified OTs employed throughout the public and private sectors. The Association aims to develop and maintain excellence across the scope of professional OT practice.

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