On Demand CE

Supporting Reading Comprehension for People with Aphasia

Speaker: Sarah E. Wallace, PhD, CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Recording Expires: Thursday, December 31, 2020

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Description:

People with aphasia experience chronic reading comprehension impairments that affect their participation in daily activities and access to important information.  Potential strategies to support comprehension include those that involve technology such as text-to-speech systems and those that require modification of written text such as aphasia-friendly formatting.  The aim of this webinar is to discuss current research related to these two strategies.


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Memory Intervention after Traumatic Brain Injury: Results of a Systematic Review

Speaker: Natalie V. Covington, PhD, CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Thursday, July 2, 2020
Recording Expires: Thursday, December 31, 2020

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Description:

Memory impairments are among the most common and enduring cognitive complaints following traumatic brain injury (TBI).  This webinar describes findings from a systematic review of memory interventions for individuals with TBI, reviewing findings from the latest treatment research.  The presentation concludes with discussion of how evidence‐based memory interventions can be implemented in real-world clinical settings.


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Practical Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST) Guidelines for Aphasia

Speaker: Lisa Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP

Recording Available: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Recording Expires: Thursday, December 31, 2020 

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Description:

This talk includes practical and functional information for clinical implementation of Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST), including a review of treatment steps with examples as well as answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).  Additionally, a variety of sample cases are presented to illustrate and provide guidance for choosing treatment verbs and materials, incorporating writing and computers into treatment, adapting VNeST to languages other than English, administering VNeST via teletherapy, and selecting and analyzing assessment/outcome measures.  An emphasis on clinical decision making and implementation for a variety of aphasia presentations is provided throughout.


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2019 Annual Scientific & Business Meeting Lecture Recordings

Functional Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders - Fueling the Future 

Recordings Available: January 3, 2020
Recordings Expire: December 31, 2020

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Functional Treatment for Neurogenic Communication Disorders: Fueling the Future (80 minutes)  

Michelle Bourgeois, PhDMcKay Sohlberg, PhD, and Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD


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