Motion Rehab Expo

Barrie, Ontario

We’re excited to have you join us!

The Motion Rehab Expo is a complimentary full-day education and networking
event with presentations by leading healthcare professionals and equipment suppliers.

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Event details

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Liberty North Event Facility, 100 Caplan Ave.

If you have any questions regarding the event, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at

What to expect

Round robin presentations – Adult and pediatric streams
Trial & review the latest and greatest in rehab mobility, seating & home accessibility products
Guest speakers Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) & Trisha Robbins, Associate Director, Accessibility Services, March of Dimes Canada presenting on the topic of translating clinical assessment findings into compelling funding justifications*
Complimentary lunch & refreshments
Free parking

*Motion is an accredited provider of continuing education and training through the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Attendees to the keynote presentation who complete a knowledge check (quiz) and evaluation will receive a recognized Certified Education Unit (CEU).

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This is an all-day event.

6:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Manufacturer setup

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Attendee registration

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM – Land Acknowledgement, introductions & housekeeping

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM – Guest Speakers Linda Norton, M.SC., PhD., O.T. Reg. (Ont.) & Trisha Robbins, Associate Director, Accessibility Services, March of Dimes Canada presenting on the topic of translating clinical assessment findings into compelling funding justifications

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM – Break

10:00 AM- 12:00 PM – Round robin presentations

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM – Lunch break & prize draws

12:45 PM – 2:15 PM – Round robin presentations

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM – Break

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM – Round robin presentations

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM – Closing

Presenting vendors

  • Amylior
  • Amylior, Joerns, Travel Buggy
  • Arjo Canada
  • Artisan/Nighthawk
  • Blake Medical
  • Broda
  • Can-Dan Rehatec Ltd. – Peds
  • Easy Stand, Trivel, Physipro – Peds
  • Evergreen Medical Products
  • Future Mobility
  • Harmony Wellness Group
  • Ki Mobility
  • Motion Composites
  • Motion Concepts
  • PDG Mobility
  • Permobil
  • Power Plus Mobility
  • Quantum Rehab
  • Stander Inc.
  • Sunrise Medical
  • Westech Health Care

Registration CLOSED

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Speaker Spotlight

Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, Ph.D., OT Reg. (Ontario)

Linda is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the prevention and management of pressure injuries. It is her diverse experience in various settings including hospital, community, and industry; and experience in various roles including clinician, educator, manager, and researcher that give Linda a unique perspective.

She has completed the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course through the University of Toronto, a Master’s in Community Health focusing on pressure injury prevention and a Ph.D. in Occupational Science focusing on chronic wounds. Her research focused on how health care providers identify and address lifestyle factors for clients with chronic wounds.

Linda is a co-director and faculty member of the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course and is a faculty member of the Advanced Health Care Practice – Wound Healing program at Western University. Linda regularly presents workshops and webinars across Canada and is the Director, Learning and Clinical Education for Motion.

Disclaimer: The Presenter is an employee of a vendor who has a financial interest in selling accessibility and mobility products.

Speaker Spotlight

Trisha Robbins, Associate Director, Accessibility Services, March of Dimes Canada 

Trisha has been with March of Dimes Canada for over sixteen years. She has held numerous leadership roles within the Accessibility Services Department, including Assistive Devices Program Manager and National Manager of Assistive Technology. Her most recent position as Associate Director oversees the Home and Vehicle Modification Program and Assistive Devices Program as part of her portfolio.

Trisha is passionate about being a leading service provider and assisting people with disabilities in accessing funding support and resources that empower ability and work to create an inclusive, barrier-free society for people with disabilities.