This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the area of acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.
Course created on May 14, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the specific treatments addressed by the summarized articles.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the rationale and clinical questions for each article summarized.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the basic methodology and findings of each article summarized.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss potential clinical applications of the evidence.
April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP is associate professor of communication sciences and disorders in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus. Her teaching and research interests include language acquisition and impairment across the lifespan and clinical populations, linguistic variation, and the effects of various pedagogical approaches on learning. She also maintains an active clinical practice with adults.
Dr. Garrity and colleague, Dr. Casey Keck, founded the Cognition, Learning, and Social Participation (CLASP) Lab at Georgia Southern University, where they and their students connect educational and clinical research to improve communication outcomes across the lifespan.
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