This course will provide an introduction to the cognitive-communication and neuropathophysiological characteristics of probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and the differences between CTE and TBI and other neurodegenerative disorders. Assessment and treatment for cognitive-communication deficits associated with probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy will also be discussed. This course is open captioned.
Course created on February 23, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to define Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and describe associated cognitive communication characteristics.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the cognitive communication and neurophysiological differences between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury and other Neurodegenerative diseases.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify assessment and treatment protocols to address cognitive communication deficits associated with probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
|5-20 Minutes||What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)?|
|20-30 Minutes||Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences Between CTE and TBI.|
|30-40 Minutes||Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences between CTE and Alzheimers disease.|
|40-50 Minutes||Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences between CTE and other Neurodegenerative Disorders (Frontotemporal Dementia, Parkinsons disease, and Lewy Body Dementia)|
|50-65 Minutes||CTE Assessment|
|65-80 Minutes||CTE Treatment|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Alyssa Coreno, MA
Alyssa Coreno, MA, is a doctoral student at Case Western Reserve University in the program of Communication Sciences within the Department of Psychological Sciences. She currently works with adults with a variety of neurogenic communication disorders. Her research focuses on describing the cognitive communication deficits associated with repetitive head trauma in individuals with athletic experience.
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