Thematic Language Stimulation is a specific aphasia treatment approach, designed to change language performance, and bridge traditional clinical activities with functional conversation. This course describes its principles, along with those of stimulation theory in general. It provides examples of the approach, and trains attendees in its use. Finally, it instructs participants in skills and formats for creating their own TLS units, based upon the unique needs of their clients.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two major principles of aphasia stimulation therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two ways TLS differs from traditional aphasia stimulation therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two elements that should be considered in the creation of a TLS unit.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and philosophy of TLS|
|15-25 Minutes||Brain function, stimulation theory, research evidence|
|25-40 Minutes||TLS for assessment and treatment|
|40-55 Minutes||Creating TLS Units|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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