This is Part 1 of the five-part series, Five Fresh Perspectives on Applying LPAA Principles to Treatment for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. This course will discuss the rationale that supports the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA), and application of LPAA across a variety of clinical settings utilizing the C.A.P.E. categories (Connecting people; Augmentative/Alternative communication (AAC); Partner training; Education and resources). Examples will be chosen to reflect real-world situations that clinicians can apply to their own clinical practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify literature and data that support the use of life participation models.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the four C.A.P.E. categories of aphasia intervention that are appropriate across a variety of healthcare settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 specific examples of how the C.A.P.E. framework can be used in a variety of clinical settings.
|5-20 Minutes||Overview and background of ICF, A-FROM and LPAA|
|20-30 Minutes||C.A.P.E. intervention category - Connecting People|
|30-40 Minutes||C.A.P.E. intervention category - AAC|
|40-50 Minutes||C.A.P.E. intervention category - Partner Training|
|50-55 Minutes||C.A.P.E. intervention category - Education and Resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Roberta Elman, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS, ASHA Fellow
Roberta J. Elman, PhD, is President/CEO and Founder of the Aphasia Center of California, an independent, nonprofit organization providing speech-language treatment, clinical research, and training/consultative services based in Oakland, California. Dr. Elman has more than 30 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of neurogenic communication disorders. She is an internationally invited speaker, the author of numerous professional publications, and the editor of a book for Plural Publishing entitled Group Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders: The Expert Clinician’s Approach. Dr. Elman is an ASHA Fellow and a Board Certified member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences.
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