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Aphasia Access Conversations

How We’re Reducing Communication Barriers

Aphasia Access Conversations brings you the latest aphasia resources, tips, and aha moments from Life Participation professionals who deliver way more than stroke and aphasia facts. Topics include aphasia group treatment ideas, communication access strategies, plus ways for growing awareness and funds for your group aphasia therapy program. This podcast is produced by Aphasia Access.

Nov 27, 2018

Ellen Bernstein-Ellis (California State University, East Bay) speaks with Melinda Corwin about aphasia choirs.

Melinda Corwin is a professor and clinical supervisor at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Her research and clinical interests include...

Oct 25, 2018

Katie Strong (Assistant Professor at Central Michigan University) presents an episode of  “A-ha!” Moments in Aphasia Care as she speaks with Linda Worrall about relationship-centered care, psychosocial health, and implementation science in aphasia.

Professor Linda Worrall is a Professor of Speech...

Jul 23, 2018

In this episode, Janet Patterson (Chief of the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Service at the VA Northern California Health Care System) speaks with Dominique Herrington, Director of the Aphasia Group of Middle Tennessee, which is housed in the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute...

Jul 10, 2018

In an episode focused on “Insights and ‘Aha Moments’ about Aphasia Care”. Dr. Katie Strong (Central Michigan University) speaks with Aphasia Access President Ruth Fink about her career and the vision and initiatives of Aphasia Access. 

Ruth Fink, MA, CCC-SLP is a co-founder and retired Clinical Director of...

Jun 22, 2018

Janet Patterson (V.A. Northern California Health Care System) speaks with Denise McCall, the Program Director of SCALE at The League for People with Disabilities in Baltimore, Maryland, about their unique organizational structure.

Denise McCall co-founded SCALE back in 2008 and, in 2014, it merged with The League and...