DescriptionSifting through the literature supporting aphasia intervention can be a daunting task. However, this seminar is designed to give you the tools needed to develop treatment plans that are well-established in the research. After reviewing some of the stroke and aphasia recovery basics, you will learn the methodology of fifteen treatments shown to improve the various areas of deficit in this population. In addition, the current state of treatment research related to primary progressive aphasia will also be discussed. Expand your aphasia toolbox and get current with the best practices to enhance the quality of life of your patients and families affected by aphasia.
Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants; students of communication sciences and disorders
- Name four reasons for aphasia therapy
- Explain anatomical and physiological components of spontaneous recovery post-stroke
- Demonstrate the steps of multiple aphasia treatments
- Develop scoring procedures to capture subtle changes in language performance
- Identify language differences in variants of primary progressive aphasia
- Kathryn M. Odom, PhD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CADDC