Total Run Time: 3 hours, 2 minutes
With all the developments and changes in aphasia therapy,
clinicians can have difficulty keeping abreast of the latest and greatest tools
and techniques to ensure they are selecting the best evidence-based treatment
option to fit a particular client’s needs and language abilities. This video
course uses the ASHA Practice Portal and other resources to explore case
studies and apply aphasia interventions to achieve functional goals for adults
of all ages. Presenter
Jacqueline Hinckley identifies candidacy requirements for numerous
aphasia interventions, reviews the procedures for using them, and discusses how to
fit them into required goal statements and outcome measures.
You will be able to:
the most appropriate evidence-based aphasia interventions for your clients
new aphasia interventions you were not previously using
functional, personally relevant intervention goals for individuals with aphasia
- What Are the Best Practices for Aphasia?
- How Do We Select a Treatment Type?
- Case 1: The Case of the Man Who Could Not Understand or Sign Consent Forms
- Case 2: The Case of Limited Expressive Ability
- Case 3: The Case of an Inability to Follow Commands
- Review of Key Points
Here's what your colleagues have to say:
"I really enjoyed how it focused the spotlight on functional, meaningful approaches.”- Martha Murrey Tegels, MA, CCC-SLP
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.
To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by
April 24, 2025.
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Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a clinician, clinical researcher, and consultant
with more than 25 years of clinical experience. Currently, she serves as executive director
of the nonprofit Voices of Hope for Aphasia and is Associate Professor Emeritus at the
University of South Florida. In addition, she has often rolled up her sleeves and gone to
work in local hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, so she knows what it is like to look at a
big caseload with little time. Her research and professional training activities focus on
elements of intervention, including family education, cognitive abilities, intensity of
treatment, self-efficacy, and the client-clinician relationship. Hinckley is the author of a
book entitled Narrative-Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, which focuses on
the use of narrative and phenomenological approaches in clinical practice and research.
She is Board Certified in Neurogenic Communication Disorders (Academy of Neurologic
Communication Disorders & Sciences) and serves on the advisory board of the National
Aphasia Association. She is also the author of What Is It Like to Have a Communication
Impairment? Simulations for Family, Friends, and Caregivers and the author or co-author
of numerous book chapters and journal articles on subjects relevant to aphasia treatment.
- Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation
- No nonfinancial relationships to the content of this presentation
Program History and CE Information
Original program date: July 14, 2016
End date: April 24, 2025
This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).