Bill Connors will present a workshop titled Aphasia Rehabilitation: 60 Innovative and Effective Tools, Protocols and Tipson www.speechpathology.com on Monday, August 30, 2010 from noon -- 1 pm est .
•Learners will be able to identify 20 techniques to simplify, adapt and maximize computers, software and information technology for aphasia, alexia, agraphia and cognitive therapy.
•Learners will be able to identify 25 treatment protocols and techniques in aphasia treatment that facilitate: interpersonal engagement, independent sentence and narrative speech; encourage a large amount of independent and peer practice; incorporate multiple modalities.
•Learners will be able to identify 5 techniques and tools for using telerehabilition for aphasia and group treatment.
•Learners will be able to identify 4 observation and analysis techniques of aphasic client behavior to use in applying evidence-based treatment to maximize rehabilitation activities and effectively train caregivers/coaches participation in the treatment process.
•Learners will be able to identify 6 key cognitive/mental processes that underpin and support language and its rehabilitation and incorporate these into treatment protocol development and application.
This course offers CEU credits for speech/language pathologists.
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The National Aphasia AssociationAs you know, technology surrounds us and changes by the second. There are many people with aphasia, caregivers and professionals who now rely on communicating via the internet. Below is a listing of aphasia blogs, online support groups and therapy programs.