“The Fool Speaks, the Wise Man Listens”: Supporting African American Stroke Survivors With Aphasia
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stroke survivors with aphasia (SWA), language recovery is highly variable given
the extent to which damage may exist in multiple neighboring brain regions. For
African American SWA, social determinants of health also contribute to stroke
recovery and aphasia rehabilitation, and SLPs can play a vital role in ensuring
health equity. This session discusses evidence-based practices that
holistically support neurorehabilitation for African American SWA, focusing on
assessment, intervention, and culturally competent service provision that
targets health-related quality of life and health literacy.
is a recorded session from the 2021 online conference “Empowered SLPs in Health
Care: Breaking Barriers and Shaping Solutions.”
You will be able
evaluations to a client’s needs by identifying social determinants of health
within the SLP scope of practice
intervention plans to meet the client’s needs using impairment-level components
of the WHO ICF and the relationship between environmental and personal factors
in the intervention
communication to the needs and characteristics of the client based on
components of health-related quality of life in African American stroke
survivors with aphasia
DEI Professional Development Requirement
This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for DEI (which encompasses cultural competency; cultural humility; culturally responsive practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion). See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.
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