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Workshop: Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia
November 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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
Thursday November 30th, 2017, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Registration will begin at 1:00 pm)
Light refreshments will be provided
The Frank & Mary Uniac Auditorium
80 Grand Ave West, PO Box: 2030
Chatham, Ontario N7M 5L9
Nicole Drew M.H.Sc, SLP, Reg. CASLPO
Speech Language Pathologist
Chatham Kent Health Alliance
- Target Audience:
All staff that work or may work with individuals who have experienced stroke are encouraged to attend.
There is no charge to attend this workshop
Registration Deadline: November 10th , 2017
- Please Register Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-introduction-to-supported-conversation-for-adults-with-aphasia-tickets-36696771030?ref=estw