Focusing on Life Participation for Individuals With Aphasia
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This course includes three recorded sessions from the 2018 online conference “Improving Functional Outcomes in Aphasia.” These sessions include practical tips for creating personalized assessments and interventions to improve the everyday experiences of individuals with aphasia. The conference included a total of 15 sessions, giving a comprehensive view of the current landscape of aphasia intervention as well as related subjects, including medical management, neuroplasticity, life participation, assessment, and more. Sessions explored practical treatment strategies to meet the needs of patients across the severity spectrum and in various treatment settings, as well as the unique needs of a range of patient subgroups.
The three sessions in this course are:
- Assessment of Functional Abilities in People With Aphasia, by Jacqueline
Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP (69 minutes)
- Community Reintegration for Individuals With Aphasia,, by Darlene S. Williamson,
MA, CCC-SLP (65 minutes)
- Psychosocial Impacts of Aphasia, by Tami Howe, PhD, CCC-SLP (64 minutes)
You will be able to:
- describe the factors that help determine what a client will be able to do in daily life during and following intervention
- identify resources and community partnerships that facilitate treatment goals for people with aphasia
- utilize strategies to address the psychosocial impacts of aphasia on individuals with the communication disorder and their families
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.
View all courses from the “Improving Functional Outcomes in Aphasia” online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.