This is Part 3 of the five-part series, Five Fresh Perspectives on Applying LPAA Principles to Treatment for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. The Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) is consistent with a person-centered care treatment model in speech therapy. This course focuses on how the clinical SLP can use the LPAA in language therapy from day one, with a focus on treating the language impairment. (Part 1: Course 8886, Part 2: Course 8887, Part 4: Course 8894, Part 5: Course 8895)
Course created on May 1, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two tools that could be included in an assessment to promote a life participation approach.
- After this course, participants will be able to name five categories that could be considered when developing personally relevant stimuli in language therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three components a home program should have to promote improvement and relevance for language therapy.
|5-10 Minutes||Life Participation Approach to Aphasia basics (myths busted)|
|10-20 Minutes||Viewing assessment through the LPAA lens|
|20-40 Minutes||Using therapy to improve personally relevant impairments|
|40-50 Minutes||Using home programs to improve personally relevant impairments|
|50-55 Minutes||Case study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Sarah Baar, MA, CCC-SLP
Sarah Baar, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist working with adults and specializing in person-centered functional approaches for neurogenic disorders in Grand Rapids, MI. She has worked across the continuum of care, treating patients with stroke, brain injury, and dementia in acute care, inpatient rehab, outpatient therapy, and home/community settings. In 2016, she started the Honeycomb Speech Therapy website and blog as a way to promote person-centered and functional therapy ideas with other SLPs.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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