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Integrating AAC into Aphasia Clinical Practice

Course: #6685 Level: Introductory1 Hour 62 Reviews

Aphasia is a unique acquired neurological disorder because it affects an individual’s language system. The unique aspects of this disorder make AAC integration complex. It must encompass evaluation and implementation beyond motor and sensory systems. This course seeks to help clinicians understand key factors in successful AAC integration into clinical practice.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 2 reasons AAC application is different for aphasia compared to other acquired disorders.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 areas of AAC assessment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the components of multimodal communication in aphasia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the meaning of personhood within an AAC system for people with aphasia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 different ways to create personalized AAC systems for people with aphasia.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-45 Minutes Background
45-55 Minutes Evidence-based Research
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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