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Med SLP adult speech therapy printable handout - Comparative and sequential yes/no activities

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>
Med SLP adult speech therapy printable handout - Treatment guidance for primary progressive aphasia

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>
Med SLP - adult speech therapy printable resource - Procedural narrative production task

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>

Incorporating Principles of Neuroplasticity Into Aphasia Treatment Design

Published by <p>The 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. <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>

Effect of Text-to-Speech Rate on Reading Comprehension by Adults with Aphasia (2020)

Published by <p>This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy and preference of adults with chronic aphasia during a simultaneous reading and listening to a computer-generated voice with three different speaking rates. The second part of the study evaluated the PWA’s time to review the written material after the combined auditory and written presentation. There were 25 participants […] <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>

Effects of Verb Network Strengthening Treatment on Sound-Level and Speech Production Errors in Individuals With Aphasia and Acquired Apraxia of Speech (2021)

Published by <p>It is common for individuals with left hemisphere strokes to have aphasia, but they can also have a dual diagnosis of A-AOS and aphasia. VNeST has been shown to improve the generalization of lexical retrieval of untrained words across the hierarchy of language tasks. The VNeST protocol targets activation of semantic, lexical, and syntax between […] <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>