Course Webinar: Beat the Beat: Rhythm-Based Intervention for Communication Disorders
Presented by Dr. Yune S. Lee
Originally presented: Monday, December 14, 2020
Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from Dartmouth College and postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an assistant professor at School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. He conducts several funded research programs that aim to develop music-based intervention programs for communication disorders due to brain injury and neurodegeneration.
Duration: 1 hour.
Target audience: Speech-language pathologists who are providing therapy for people who have aphasia.
ASHA subject code: Acquired and Degenerative Language Disorders (Excluding Traumatic Brain Injury) – 3030
ASHA content area: P—Professional: Information and techniques dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders; this content code is used by audiologists and SLPs directly in their work with clients.
||Introduction of aphasia.
|0:10||Case study using rhythm-based aphasia therapy.|
|0:25||Neural mechanisms underlying connections between music and language.|
Instructional level: Introductory (Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.)
Key learning outcomes:
As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
- Define how the brain processes both low-level (e.g., acoustic properties) and high-order aspects (e.g., meaning) of sound in speech, language, and music.
- Describe how musicality affects speech and language performance.
- List 2 music-based intervention programs for speech/language impairments secondary to neurological/developmental disorders.
- This course will be presented on the Zoom platform.
- High-speed internet connection is required.
Recorded course information:
- The recorded course will be made available on December 15, 2020.
- The course will be available for CEUs until December 14, 2025.
- You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter’s research is funded by two grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH).
- Presenter is a researcher/sub-contractor for app developer/creator of app Speech Hero, and will receive royalties from this app upon final development.
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requirements:
- Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
- Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
- Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
- Completion of program evaluation form.