AAC and Aphasia
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how mobile technology may be used by people with aphasia as an AAC strategy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2 strategies for promoting AAC generalization.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the multimodal communication program for aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how some AAC strategies can be restorative in nature.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and background|
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of specific & new AAC assessment strategies for people with aphasia.|
|15-35 Minutes||Overview of specific & new AAC strategies and devices for people with aphasia|
|35-55 Minutes||ntervention techniques for promoting generalization of AAC strategies.|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Sarah E Wallace, Ph.D.
Sarah E. Wallace, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University. She teaches courses on aphasia, cognitive-communication disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Her current research interests include semantic treatments to improve word retrieval of people with aphasia as well as development of appropriate AAC strategies for people with aphasia and traumatic brain injury. She has a particular interest in methods to support navigation of high technology AAC devices and generalization of the use of AAC strategies.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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