This Part 2 of a two-part series focuses on the role of SLPs and audiologists in treating individuals with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and identifies potential barriers to these individuals receiving our services. Current research related to hearing, cognition, and language impairment in SCD is also reviewed.
Part 1: Course 10217
Course created on August 23, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the barriers to individuals with SCD receiving speech pathology and audiology services.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the speech-language pathologist’s and audiologist's role in treating individuals with SCD.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the current research related to hearing, cognition, and language in individuals with SCD.
|5-10 Minutes||Review SCD and its neurological complications|
|10-20 Minutes||Barriers to individuals with SCD receiving SLP and audiology services|
|20-30 Minutes||The SLP and audiologist's roles in managing SCD|
|30-55 Minutes||Current research regarding hearing, communication, and cognition in SCD|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Candice J. Adams-Mitchell
Dr. Candice Adams-Mitchell is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida. Her research focuses on neurological manifestations of sickle cell disease. Additional research interest includes concussion assessment and management, improving patient health literacy, and reducing neuropsychological disparities in culturally diverse and/or historically disadvantaged populations. She has clinical experience working in SNFs, hospitals, schools, and home health.
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