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Incorporating LPAA in Your Practice to Support Identity through Personal Narratives

Course: #8826Level: Intermediate1 Hour 708 Reviews

This is Part 2 of the five-part series, Five Fresh Perspectives on Applying LPAA Principles to Treatment for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. This course will begin with an overview of the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) framework and highlight the "personal, identity, attitudes and feelings" domain of the Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM). The current literature connecting story construction and identity in aphasia will be reviewed, and evidence-based resources for using personal narratives in therapy sessions will be shared.

Course created on April 30, 2019

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the components of the LPAA framework and the A-FROM domains.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between narrative and identity, and how both may be affected by a communication disorder.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify methods for incorporating narrative practices in treatment to support identity reconstruction in persons with aphasia.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes LPAA/A-FROM personal, identity, attitudes & feelings domain
15-40 Minutes Relationship of narrative & identity
40-55 Minutes Evidence-Based Practice - methods of narrative co-construction
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Katie Strong was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She is the owner of Strong Speech Consulting, Inc. and owns the copyright to the "My Story" narrative protocol, which may be discussed in this presentation. Nonfinancial: Katie is a founding member of the Lansing Area Aphasia Support Group, a member of the Aphasia Task Force for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, and a regular host of the Aphasia Access Conversations Podcast.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.