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Constraint Induced Language Treatment (CILT) Kitchen Scene

Published by <p>Constraint induced language treatment (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 kitchen scene. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

What is Semantic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia?

Published by <p>Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is the rarest form of aphasia and is a neurodegenerative disease. There are three variants of PPA. This handout specifically focuses on the semantic variant of PPA and provides examples of how it may manifest in speech and language tasks. Volkmer, A., Rogalski, E., Henry, M., Taylor-Rubin, C., Ruggero, L., Khayum, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Applying the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia in Clinical Practice

Published by <p>Do SLPs know what their clients with aphasia want? Current research shows the goals of those living with aphasia and clinicians are not always congruent. This course focuses on shifting clinical perspective towards a person-centered approach, the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. Attendees will learn how to integrate the approach into evidence-based aphasia assessment and […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Comparative and Sequential Yes/No Questions

Published by <p>These yes/no questions are more grammatically complex. They focus on everyday activities and do not require math to answer. Could be used as an auditory or reading comprehension task. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Treatment Guidance for Primary Progressive Aphasia Treatment

Published by <p>This resource helps identify and determine strategies to encourage the continuation of communication throughout the PPA disease progression. Marshall, C. R., Hardy, C. J., Volkmer, A., Russell, L. L., Bond, R. L., Fletcher, P. D., … & Warren, J. D. (2018). Primary progressive aphasia: a clinical approach. Journal of neurology, 265(6), 1474-1490 <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Counseling and Care Partner Training in Primary Progressive Aphasia (2021)

Published by <p>There are three variants of primary progressive aphasia, and the SLP may be a part of the diagnosis process with the physician. The three variants include semantic (difficulties with confrontational naming and single-word comprehension), logopenic (impairment with word retrieval and phrase/sentence repetition), and nonfluent/agrammatic (agrammatism and/or apraxia of speech causing speech disfluencies.) Knowing the variant […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Procedural Narrative Production Task

Published by <p>The procedural narrative production activity is a higher-level verbal fluency task where the person is asked to explain how to complete an everyday activity or resolve a problem. There are charts with details for the SLP to consider when evaluating the procedural narrative production. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

An Introduction to Discourse Analysis and Discourse-Level Treatment for Aphasia

Published by <p>This course is designed to serve as an introduction to different types of discourse analyses that can be performed when working with people with aphasia. Emphasis will also be placed on discourse-level treatment approaches, and how a focus on discourse analysis and treatment can be applied using a Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Beat the Beat: Rhythm-Based Intervention for Communication Disorders

Published by <p>There is a growing body of evidence indicating connections between music and language abilities. Functional neuroimaging allows us to study the relations more systematically. This course was designed to offer an overview of the research in this emerging discipline, and a sample of the variety of applications for speech/language interventions of clinical and aging populations. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

A Deeper Dive Into Discourse-Level Analysis and Treatment for Aphasia

Published by <p>This course is designed to walk participants through the process of collecting, transcribing, and scoring a language sample for a variety of discourse analyses that can be performed when working with people with aphasia. Discourse-level treatment protocols will also be reviewed, with specific examples given of how these protocols can be utilized to meet clients’ […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>