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.
Episode #76: Robin Pollens & Students from Coast to Coast
In this episode, Jerry Hoepner interviews six very bright students about their experiences at the 2021 Aphasia Access Leadership Summit. Dr. Hoepner is joined by Robin Pollens, from Western Michigan University to discuss their contributions and chat about student learning.
Episode #75: Family Impacts on Children When a Parent has Aphasia: A Conversation with Brooke Ryan
Brooke Ryan is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, from University of Technology, Sydney, Australia working in the Aphasia Centre for Research Excellence. In this episode, Ellen Bernstein-Ellis speaks with Brooke about the impact on children of having a parent with aphasia and the role of the speech pathologist in addressing these issues.
Episode #74 - The Whys and The Hows of the Clinical Doing: A Conversation with Rochelle Cohen-Schneider
Rochelle Cohen-Schneider is the Director of Clinical and Educational Services at the Aphasia Institute in Toronto, Canada. In this episode, Dr. Katie Strong speaks with Rochelle about the importance of developing and attending to our clinical selves.
Promoting Conversation and Positive Communication Culture
Dr. Marion Leaman, recipient of a 2021 Tavistock Trust for Aphasia Distinguished Scholar, is an assistant professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she is the director of the ALL-CAN-Converse Lab. In this episode, Ellen Bernstein-Ellis speaks with Dr. Leaman about how personal experience of social isolation during COVID might be leveraged as a catalyst for change in how we provide services in long term care settings.
Episode # 72: Implementation Science, Aphasia, and Sauce: A Conversation with Natalie Douglas
Dr. Natalie Douglas is Lead Collaborator at Practical Implementation Collaborative, an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Central Michigan University, and an Editor at the Informed SLP. In this episode, Dr. Katie Strong speaks with Natalie about implementation science and how this applies to aphasia practice.
Episode #71: I Think I Did This Wrong: In Conversation with Brendan Constantine
Brendan Constantine is a poet based in Los Angeles and has worked with speech pathologist Michael Biel to develop poetry workshops for people with Aphasia and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). In this episode, Dr. Jerry Hoepner speaks with Brendan about his work with poetry for individuals with aphasia and related disorders.
Greatly appreciate hearing Dr Azios contextual her work. Fantastic insights.