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 adult neurogenic communication disorders. She directs the
Stroke And Aphasia Recovery Program (STAR) and is an affiliate of
In today’s episode you will:
Compare and contrast two models for aphasia choirs--one embedded
within a summer arts program and one embedded within an academic
year day program.
Learn about the value in providing IwA the opportunity to
transition from music listeners to active music makers.
Gain insight into the challenges and some potential options for
capturing outcomes for choir participation
Discover some tips for selecting music and the challenges of
integrating new members into an ongoing choir
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