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Past Fellow Interview: Alyssa Lanzi, PhD, CCC-SLP

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Documenting Functional Change in Complex Communicative Environments

Speaker: Louise Keegan, PhD, CCC-SLP

Live Broadcast: Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Central) 

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For those unable to attend the live broadcast, an archived webinar will be made available shortly thereafter.

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Stressed Out? Stress, Language, and Aphasia

Speaker: Jacqueline Laures-Gore, PhD

Live Broadcast: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Central) 

The archived webinar will be available soon.

Description:

This course provides an overview of stress including definitions of stress; an explanation of the mechanisms of stress; past and current research in stress, language, and aphasia; and assessment of stress in adults with aphasia.

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2020 ANCDS Executive Board Election

Dear ANCDS Voting Members,

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Evidence and Practice Underpinning Gesture-Based Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation

Speaker: Miranda Rose, PhD

Live Broadcast: Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm (Central) 

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Recording Expires: December 31, 2019

Description:

This lecture reviews the latest evidence and practice concerning the use of gesture in aphasia rehabilitation.  A theory of gesture-language-speech interaction will be reviewed before evidence concerning gesture production for total communication, gesture facilitation of word retrieval, and gesture assisted linguistic learning is discussed.


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Dear ANCDS Members,

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After receipt of nominations from the membership, the Nominating Committee has developed the following slate of candidates for the vacant 2020 ANCDS Executive Board positions:

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Member Spotlight: Rik Lemoncello, PhD, CCC-SLP

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All of our committees have been working very hard, as you can see by the updates in this and previous newsletters. I want to especially acknowledge the Education and Standards Committee, particularly the Chair of the Meetings subcommittee, Mike de Riesthal, for their time and effort in getting the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting program in place so early. They have put together another really excellent program. You should have received an email about it, and you can also find the information on our webpage. I hope that many of you are planning to attend.

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Past Fellow Spotlight: Natalie Douglas, Ph.D.

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Striving for Independence: A Coaching Model of Support for Adults with TBI

Speaker: Mary Kennedy, PhD, BC-ANCDS

Live Broadcast: Monday, June 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Central) 

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Recording Expires: December 31, 2019

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Dear Colleagues:

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Reading Comprehension Treatments for Aphasia: An ANCDS Writing Committee Update

Speaker: Mary Purdy, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

Live Broadcast: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11:00 am (Central)

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Recording Expires: December 31, 2019

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Committee Updates

Evidence-Based Clinical Research Committee:
2018 was a busy year for the Evidence-Based Clinical Research Committee, as no doubt 2019 will prove to be as well!  New writing chairs Edwin Maas (Apraxia of Speech; AOS), Peter Meulenbroek (Traumatic Brain Injury; TBI), and Jamie Mayer, (Aphasia), joined Laura Murray (Committee Chair) and writing chairs, Maya Henry (Progressive Neurogenic Communication Disorders), Deanna Britton (Dysarthria), and Peggy Lehman-Blake (Right Hemisphere Disorders) on the committee.


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Member Spotlight: Leora Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS

In each newsletter, we feature an ANCDS member.  This quarter we're talking with Leora Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, Scientific Chair at the Think & Speak Lab in Chicago, Illinois.  Leora was the recipient of the 2018 Honors of the Academy award.


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By Ilias Papathanasiou, PhD, FRCSLT (UK), FASHA (USA)
Professor, Department of Speech and Language Therapy
Technological Educational Institute (TEI) Of Western Greece
Patras, Greece


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Reviewed by Ellie Howton
Graduate Student, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Minnesota State University, Mankato

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President's Message

Greetings ANCDS members! 


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