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
- After this course, participants will be able to explain what makes an app appropriate to use in aphasia therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 apps suitable for use in aphasia therapy to treat impairments.
- After 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|
Megan Sutton, MS, RSLP, CCC-SLP (C)
Megan Sutton is a speech-language pathologist with over 10 years of experience working with people with aphasia in all settings. She is also the co-founder of Tactus Therapy Solutions, a company specializing in apps for adult speech therapy. Megan has presented and published on the topic of using apps in neurological rehabilitation internationally.
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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