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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.

Mar 27, 2019

Dr. Brooke Hallowell is Dean of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation studies at Springfield College and internationally known for her work in interdisciplinary engagement, service learning, university community partnerships and transnational collaboration in research and service. Professor Hallowell is also the international coordinator for the Aging Disability and Access to Care Project.

In today's episode you will:

  • Learn about the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia in underserved countries such as Malaysia, Philippines, India, and China 

  • Be exposed to the ways different cultures and traditions view Aphasia as a challenge that is not faced but instead accepted

  • Understand how other cultural perspectives affect patients' access to care

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Special Thanks to these Aphasia Access Members and organizations for underwriting this episode:
SCALE at The League for People with Disabilities, Baltimore, Maryland
- Wendy Greenspan
- Katarina Haley
- Denise McCall