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Workshop: Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia

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Leamington and Area Family Health Team - Community Room

197 Talbot Street West

Leamington, ON N8H 1N8

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This two hour interactive workshop is designed for health care professionals interacting with people who have aphasia, and others who know more than they can say (e.g. people who do not speak English). The primary purpose of this workshop is to provide innovative communication solutions to increase communicative access for people with aphasia and other language disorders.

  • Learning Objectives:
    By the end of the workshop, participants will:
    Develop an understanding of communication barriers to accessing stroke services
    Be exposed to the basics of Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia
    Have a framework for adapting ideas (including familiarity with both methods and innovative pictographic resources) to their own setting
  • Date:
    Friday December 15th, 2017, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Registration will begin at 1:00 pm)
    Light refreshments will be provided
  • Location:
    Leamington & Area Family Health Team - Community Room
    197 Talbot Street West
    Leamington, Ontario N8H 1N8
  • Presenter:
    Crystal Branco S-LP (C), Reg. CASLPO
    Speech Language Pathologist
    Thames Valley Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team
  • Target Audience:
    All staff that work or may work with individuals who have experienced stroke are encouraged to attend.
  • Cost:
    There is no charge to attend this workshop
  • Registration:
    Registration Deadline: December 5th , 2017
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