Understanding Aphasia

Learn about the communication needs that exist and strategies to support successful communication interactions with people who have aphasia.

About this course

This course defines aphasia and differentiates between the various types. You will learn about the communication needs that exist, and strategies to support successful communication interactions with people who have aphasia.

Learning Outcomes:
- Identify a common cause of aphasia
- Differentiate between the types of aphasia
- Identify the communication needs of people with aphasia
- Identify communication partner supports that improve interactions with people with aphasia

Presenter: Lindsey Frohn, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist experienced in a rehabilitation setting working with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders including TBI, stroke, Down syndrome, and autism. Lindsey developed a passion for AAC early in her career to increase her patients’ abilities to communicate successfully. She is a member of the Tobii Dynavox Learning Team where she develops and conducts trainings, creates implementation resources, and presents at conferences about AAC topics.

Disclosures: Financial Disclosure: Lindsey is a full-time employee of Tobii Dynavox. Non-financial Disclosure: Lindsey has no relevant non-financial relationships. Content Disclosure: Because of the unique characteristics of our product, this presentation will focus exclusively on the Tobii Dynavox product line and will not include information about other communication or educational products.

  • Category:ASHA CEUs
  • Contact Hours:0.5
  • ASHA CEUs:0.05

This course will be offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional Area).