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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.

Dec 11, 2017

Ellen Bernstein-Ellis of California State University, East Bay interviews Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, a Clinical Associate Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and the Clinical Director of the Aphasia Resource Center at Boston University. They discuss Dr. Hoover’s work with aphasia groups at the Aphasia Resource Center at Boston University as well as the exciting research she’s undertaking.

In this episode, you will:

  • Learn how to involve IPP elements in your aphasia program to address the increase in sedentary behavior and the need for nutritional counseling post stroke;
  • Understand how to use the A-FROM to help develop and implement participation goals within an IPP framework;
  • Gain an example of how to target specific verbs within a daily conversation group;
  • Get an early glimpse into new research by Dr. Hoover and Dr. DeDe examining the impact of group size on outcomes for conversational group treatment.

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