Aphasia Access Conversations brings you the latest aphasia resources, tips and a-ha 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.
Motivation and Engagement in Aphasia Rehabilitation: In Conversation with Michael Biel
Dr. Michael Biel is an Associate Professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences department of California State University, Northridge and senior speech-language pathologist at UCLA Medical Center. In this episode, Dr. Janet Patterson speaks with Dr. Biel about theories of motivation and their application and value in aphasia rehabilitation.
Episode #68: Communication Access in Health Care Settings During Covid: In Conversation with Bob Williams & Tauna Szymanski from CommunicationFIRST
Bob Williams is the Policy Director and co-founder of CommunicationFIRST, while Tauna Szymanski serves as CommunicationFIRST’s Executive Director and Legal Director. In this episode, Ellen Bernstein-Ellis speaks with Bob and Tauna about CommunicationFIRST and communication access in health care setting during Covid.
Episode #67: Considering Depression In People Who Have Aphasia and Their Care Partners: In Conversation with Rebecca Hunting Pompon
Rebecca Hunting Pompon, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Delaware, and director of the UD Aphasia & Rehabilitation Outcomes Lab. In this episode, Dr. Janet Patterson speaks with Rebecca about depression, the effect it can have on people with aphasia and their care partners, and how speech-language pathologists can recognize and address depression during aphasia rehabilitation.
Episode #66: Avatars and Shout Outs and Mentors, Oh My! Leadership Summit Preview with Gayle DeDe
Dr. Gayle DeDe is an Associate Research Professor at Temple University and the director of the Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple (PACT). In this episode, Jerry Hoepner speaks with Gayle about the upcoming Aphasia Access Leadership Summit.
Episode #65: Nuts, and Bolts and S'mores and Aphasia: In Conversation with Marybeth Clark and Jerry Hoepner
Marybeth Clark is a speech-language pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire, Wisconson and Dr. Jerry Hoepner is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. In this episode, Dr. Janet Patterson speaks with our guests about improving the lives of people with aphasia, both indoors and outdoors, through the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Camp.
Episode #64: Solution Focused Brief Therapy: A Counseling Approach For SLPs: In Conversation with Sarah Northcott
Sarah Northcott is a Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy at both the University of East Anglia, UK, and City, University of London, UK. In this episode, Jerry Hoepner speaks with Sarah about her work and the application of solutions focused brief therapy and psychological supports to individuals with aphasia.
Greatly appreciate hearing Dr Azios contextual her work. Fantastic insights.