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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.

May 4, 2018

Dr. Jerry Hoepner (University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire) speaks with Dr. Tom Sather about the concept of flow and how it can be applied to the LPAA framework for people with aphasia. 

Tom Sather is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire. He continues to work clinically as a speech language pathologist with adults and families of those with neurogenic, cognitive, communication, and swallowing difficulties in the critical care, acute care, and outpatient settings at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He earned his Ph.D. at Western Michigan University's Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. program studying the concept of flow and aphasia. 

In today’s episode, you will:

  • Find out what flow is
  • Learn how flow applies to people living with aphasia
  • Learn about the interaction between environment and flow experience
  • Hear about the experience sampling method and its applications to the study of aphasia and the life participation approach

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