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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.

Jul 10, 2019

Janet Patterson, Chief of the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Service at VA Northern California, speaks with Ken Bado about the power of a passionate and dedicated executive board for a community aphasia group.

Ken Bado is Chairman of the Executive Board of Voices of Hope for Aphasia in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ken, who is based in Dallas Texas, has been transforming IT companies for the last 30 years. In addition to being CEO of GMB Consulting LLC, he sits on boards of high growth software companies and various non-profits, including Voices of Hope for Aphasia.

In today's episode you will learn:

  • How having clearly stated mission and intent statements contribute to successful operation and stewardship of a community aphasia group

  • About the most important qualifications that members of an executive board should demonstrate

  • The value of applying solid business practices to aphasia group operations and activities to assure decisions align with the mission of the group.

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