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Returning to Reading: Adaptive Supports

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout discusses different types of strategies and resources you can use to help with improving your ability to read, whether it be a book or signs in your environment.
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Aphasia Institute’s Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (AFROM)

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM) was developed with values similar to the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. This material provides background information regarding the four domains determined to contribute to quality of life with aphasia and how to better assess and treat these domains to improve overall life with aphasia. Kagan, A., […]
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Attention to Detail: An Online or Paper Proofreading Task

January 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Target skills such as sustained attention, alternating attention, judgment/reasoning, visual scanning, and more while independently proofreading a letter or utilizing AI tools to identify and correct errors. The letter is written at a high school reading level.
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Constraint Induced Language Therapy (CILT) Bathroom Scene

October 31, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
Constraint induced language therapy (CILT) is a communication task that relies solely on verbal communication avoiding the use of compensatory strategies. This activity focuses on vocabulary related to a bathroom scene.
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Language Intervention: Picture Dictionary – Bathroom

October 31, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This therapy task is designed to target functional bathroom vocabulary. Includes a full-page picture of a bathroom with tasks to target auditory comprehension, expressive language, reading comprehension, and written expression. A highly versatile therapy task material that can be targeted to reach various language levels during structured language therapy tasks for people with aphasia.
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How to Use the PQRST Reading Strategy

August 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
The PQRST reading strategy is helpful for students and/or people after a brain injury to organize and encourage memory for new reading comprehension learning. Video on how to use this resource:
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