Incorporating Principles of Neuroplasticity Into Aphasia Treatment Design
Presented by Emily J. Braun, M.S., CCC-SLP
Course DescriptionThe brain has an amazing ability to adapt after injury. This course will review principles of neuroplasticity and their application to aphasia intervention. This discussion will be placed in the larger context of best practices in aphasia management with consideration for how speech-language pathologists can facilitate improved communication and life participation for adults with aphasia.
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- This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe 3 principles of neuroplasticity and their application to individuals with aphasia.
- Identify 2 evidence-based aphasia interventions that target specific linguistic networks.
- Implement 2 strategies for incorporating principles of neuroplasticity into aphasia intervention.
- 00:00 - Introduction and evidence for neuroplasticity in people with aphasia.
- 0:15 - Review of principles of neuroplasticity and their application to aphasia intervention.
- 0:35 - Considerations for aphasia management.
- 0:40 - Case study and conclusion.
- 0:50 - Q/A
- 1:00 - End course
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
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Instructor Financial Disclosures
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is a doctoral student in the Aphasia Research Laboratory at Boston University.
Instructor Non-financial Disclosures
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