Feb 4, 2020
Janet Patterson, Chief of the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Service at VA Northern California, speaks with Cathy Off about creating and sustaining an aphasia group in a rural community.
Dr. Off is an associate professor in the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, & Occupational Sciences in the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Montana, where she directs the Big Sky Aphasia Program.
In today’s episode, you will learn:
• about disparities in health
care for persons living in rural communities
• strategies to identify challenges specific to sustaining an aphasia group in a rural community
• how art, aphasia, and teaching and learning intersect in Missoula, Montana