ANCDS Annual Meeting Speaker Spotlight: McKay Sohlberg, PhD

Register for the 2019 ANCDS Annual Meeting!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orlando | Orlando, FL
Functional Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders - Fueling the Future
McKay Sohlberg, PhD
McKay Moore Sohlberg is a Full Professor and Director of the Communication Disorders & Sciences Program at University of Oregon, and a Fellow of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.  Her research focuses on developing and evaluating methods to manage cognitive impairments following acquired brain injury.  She has been funded on a number of federal projects supporting the development and evaluation of assistive technology to deliver cognitive rehabilitation, and to help individuals with cognitive impairment more fully integrate into their communities.

Topic #1: 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. | Historical Overview - The trajectory or evolution toward incorporation of patient-centered and integrated care in neurorehabilitation

Topic #2: 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. | Starting Points in Clinical Practice: Goal attainment scaling for person -centered treatment objectives


Financial: Dr. Sohlberg receives textbook royalties from Guilford Press. She has received a waiver of her ANCDS conference fee and an honorarium from ANCDS for her presentation at this meeting.

Non-financial: Dr. Sohlberg has no non-financial disclosures.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Describe three examples of changes in clinical practice of neurorehabilitation as a result of the movement toward person-centered practice.
  2. Describe the process of collaborative goal setting for clients receiving neurorehabilitation.
  3. List and define the primary components that makes a goal hierarchy reliable and valid.

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