This course will focus on advances in the last seven years related to implementation of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies for people with aphasia. Although the review of foundational concepts will be provided, the majority of the course will focus on current evidence for designing interfaces, designing interventions, and expanding AAC use beyond supporting expressive communication. This course is open captioned.
Course created on May 10, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two techniques related to personalizing AAC interfaces for people with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a multimodal intervention for people with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three AAC strategies for supporting reading or auditory comprehension in people with aphasia.
|5-15 Minutes||Foundation and Assessment|
|15-30 Minutes||Designing Interfaces|
|30-45 Minutes||Designing Interventions|
|45-55 Minutes||Beyond Expressive Language Supports|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Sarah Wallace, PhD, CCC-SLP
Sarah E. Wallace, PhD, is an associate professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Duquesne University. She also serves as the Program Director for the Adult Language and Cognition Clinic at Duquesne University. As the director of the Language and Communication Lab, she primarily conducts research designed to maximize the effectiveness of compensatory strategies for adults with neurological communication disorders.
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