Event Registration - Medical Speech Pathology Council of California
Assessment & Treatment of Primary Progressive Aphasia
8/5/17 - 8/5/17
Sharp Health Plan
8520 Tech Way
San Diego, Ca 92123
3 CE's Offered 8:30 am - 11:45 am
Maya Henry, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Texas, Austin, where she is the director of the Aphasia Research and Treatment Lab. She teaches courses on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders as well as the cognitive and neural bases of speech and language. Her NIH-funded research examines the nature and treatment of aphasia caused by stroke and neurodegenerative disease.
This course will focus on the clinical presentation and treatment of primary progressive aphasia and will include assessment and treatment approaches. Learning Objectives:â€‹
1. Identify the clinical presentation and neuroanatomical profile of each of the three variants of primary progressive aphasia (PPA).
2. Discuss the utility and characteristics of a staged treatment approach for individuals with PPA.
3. Describe current treatment techniques for each of the variants of PPA.
4. Discuss special considerations for treatment of PPA, including writing treatment goals and gauging progress in individuals with progressive disorders.
Continental Breakfast provided Location: Sharp Health Plan San Diego, 8520 Tech Way, San Diego, CA 92123
Registration ends on August 5, 2017 There are currently 66 spots remaining out of 100
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Medical Speech-Language Pathology Council of California
21660 East Copley Dr., Suite #300
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