Individuals with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) are being referred more frequently for speech-language pathology (SLP) services. This is due to improved diagnostic criteria and increased knowledge of physicians regarding the expanding treatment literature for this clinical population. In this presentation, the most current diagnostic criteria for PPA and a review of the SLP treatment literature will be discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the three subtypes of PPA.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the distinguishing characteristics of each subtype.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the management principles for PPA.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three treatment approaches for PPA.
|30-55 Minutes||Evidence-based research|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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