The sudden loss of intimacy can have a dramatic change on satisfaction in a relationship and this added cost to caregiving is often un-discussed in rehabilitation. This course discusses the evidence related to change in intimacy in aphasia and how speech-language pathologists can support the reclaiming of these important relationships.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the changes in intimacy post-stroke or in conjunction with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the outcomes of a community program targeting intimate reconnection of spouses where one person has aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways in which they can develop support for this unmet need within the aphasia community.
|5-20 Minutes||Changes in Intimacy|
|20-30 Minutes||Community Example|
|30-40 Minutes||Community Resources|
|40-55 Minutes||Support Strategies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP is an associate professor at Pacific University in Oregon. She teaches courses in Communication and Aging, Aphasia, Progressive Neurological Disorders, End-of-Life Care, and Counseling. Her research is in the area of evidence-based education, language change in healthy aging and dementia and the applications of technology to serve vulnerable populations.
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