Steps to Success with Technology for Individuals with Aphasia
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to list factors to consider when selecting programs/technology for a client.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how technology can be used to facilitate message formulation and message delivery.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe supportive techniques that facilitate successful use of technology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list specific programs that have been effective in facilitating communication for people with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways mainstream technology (e.g., Skype, email, iPads) can be used by people with aphasia to engage in community.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|5-10 Minutes||Evidence-based research|
|10-40 Minutes||Featured augmentative and treatment software|
|40-50 Minutes||Case examples of intervention|
|50-55 Minutes||Video presentations of intervention outcomes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Questions|
Denise McCall, M.A., CCC-SLP
Denise McCall, M.A., CCC- SLP, has over 25 years of experience as a clinician & researcher. Her work has primarily focused on investigating the effectiveness of software-based language treatment for people with aphasia. For the past two decades, she has been part of the design and implementation of several grant-funded research projects investigating language rehabilitation interventions for individuals with aphasia and has collaborated with interdisciplinary researchers in the fields of neuropsychology, neurology, linguistics and computer science. In 2008, she co-founded the Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement (SCALE) and has focused on developing SCALE’s technology program using the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia.
Course Participation Information
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