Understanding the nature of neuroplasticity is crucial to developing treatment strategies that maximize progress and clinical outcome. This course will review current research literature designed to provide potential insight into the recovery process and treatment outcomes due to neuroplasticity.
Course created on June 5, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to identify principles of neuroplasticity with potentially facilitative effects on recovery.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify principles of neuroplasticity with potentially negative effects on recovery.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current treatment findings demonstrating changes in neural activity.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify research needed to further understanding in cortical changes following injury.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and overview of current principles of neuroplasticity|
|15-45 Minutes||Discussion of selected current treatment research examining neural activation|
|45-55 Minutes||Summary of the findings and future directions|
|55-60 Minutes||Questions & Answers|
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Irene Barrow, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Irene Barrow obtained her B.S. and M.A in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Central Michigan University in 1982 and 1983 respectively. Following years of working clinically, she returned to academia and received her doctoral degree from East Carolina University in 2001. Her research interests are in neurolinguistics with a special interest in mild traumatic brain injury. Currently, she teaches a variety of online courses for several universities.
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