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Integrating AAC into Aphasia Clinical Practice

Course: #6685 Level: Introductory 1 Hour 236 Reviews
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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.

Course created on August 12, 2014

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Course Type: Video

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

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 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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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kristy Weissling was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Kristy receives grant funding for research in the topic area discussed in this presentation; this includes funding from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she is employed. Non-Financial: Professional bias toward using AAC for anyone with unmet communication needs.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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 (Introductory level, Professional Area)


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.