This course examines the loss of identity in aphasia and essential factors in renegotiating identity post-stroke. The role of discourse and strategies to facilitate positive social identity are discussed.
This course is a follow-up to course 8497, Discourse Intervention in Aphasia: The Clinical Value of Stories and Conversation. It is recommended that course 8497 is completed before viewing this course.
Course created on July 16, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the concept of loss of identity in relation to aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify one essential factor in renegotiating identity post-stroke.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one discourse strategy that can be used to facilitate renegotiation of identity post-stroke.
|5-10 Minutes||Identity and identity renegotiation post-stroke|
|10-25 Minutes||Narrative discourse and identity|
|25-35 Minutes||Procedural discourse and identity|
|35-45 Minutes||Conversational discourse and identity|
|45-55 Minutes||Renegotiating identity: other considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Tricia Olea Santos
Tricia Olea Santos is an adjunct assistant professor at the School for Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and 5 years of teaching and clinical supervision at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her primary research interests include discourse in healthy aging and adult neurogenic population(aphasia, right hemisphere, traumatic brain injury, dementia), adult dysphagia, health education and health literacy in the elderly and stroke patients, and therapy considerations for bilingual/bicultural adult populations. She also works in various medical settings as a per diem SLP. Dr. Santos has co-authored journal articles and a book chapter on topics pertinent to discourse in healthy aging & aphasia. She has also presented on
these topics at speech-language pathology and gerontology conventions.
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