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
- K. Leigh Morrow-Odom, PhD, CCC-SLP, CDP
Evidence-Based Techniques for Aphasia Intervention
8/23 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
.700 ASHA CEU
This course is offered for 0.7 ASHA CEUs, Professional Area, Intermediate Level.
NC AHEC is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in Speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.70 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
7.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 7.00 Contact Hours.