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Integrating Apps into Aphasia Therapy

Course: #7157 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 4443 Reviews

This course will address how clinicians can integrate apps and the iPad into aphasia therapy to support their interventions and their clients better. We will examine how to find, evaluate, and use apps with practical examples for therapy and life participation.

Course created on June 25, 2015

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On Demand

Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain what makes an app appropriate to use in aphasia therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 5 apps suitable for use in aphasia therapy to treat impairments.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe features and built-in apps on the iPad that can help people with aphasia participate in life.


0-10 Minutes Introduction & Overview
10-20 Minutes Evidence Review, Finding & Evaluating Apps for Aphasia Therapy
20-40 Minutes Apps for Impairments & Participation
40-50 Minutes Making Use of Accessibility Features & Native Apps
50-55 Minutes Training Clients & Families to be Successful with Technology
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Megan Sutton was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this course. Megan is employed by Tactus Therapy Solutions and is a paid consultant for two local service programs, Sea-to-Sky Aphasia Camp and iTAWC, that may be mentioned in this course. Non-financial: Megan is a member of AphasiaAccess alliance, which is rooted in the Life Participation Approach to aphasia.

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 (Intermediate 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.