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.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2 reasons AAC application is different for aphasia compared to other acquired disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 areas of AAC assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the components of multimodal communication in aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the meaning of personhood within an AAC system for people with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 different ways to create personalized AAC systems for people with aphasia.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|45-55 Minutes||Evidence-based Research|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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