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. (Part 1: Course 8886, Part 3: Course 8891, Part 4: Course 8894, Part 5: Course 8895)
Course created on April 30, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the components of the LPAA framework and the A-FROM domains.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between narrative and identity, and how both may be affected by a communication disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify methods for incorporating narrative practices in treatment to support identity reconstruction in persons with aphasia.
|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|
Katie Strong, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University. Her research explores how therapists can support people with aphasia and TBI rebuild their identity by co-constructing stories about who they are. Katie has degrees from Washington State University, Kansas State University and Western Michigan University. Katie is a founding member of the Lansing Area Aphasia Support Group. She is the owner of Strong Speech Consulting, Inc., a member of the Aphasia Task Force for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and a regular host of the Aphasia Access Conversations Podcast.
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