Older adults now comprise about 14% of the United States population. As the population continues to age, that number is estimated to grow; by 2020, 12 million Americans are expected to need long-term care (LTC). Additionally, the prevalence of cognitive impairment among the older population has increased significantly over the past decade.
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You may remember meeting Faye Stillman in 2014, when she came on board with Lingraphica as a Clinical Consultant. It's a brand new year, and Faye has a brand new title and role: Continuing Education Manager! Read on to learn a little bit about Faye and her new responsibilities.
Lingraphica invites you to ring in 2017 with three brand new free CEU offerings to add to your toolbox of treatment strategies and evidence-based practice for your clients. They are 30-minute, recorded webinars that you can complete at your convenience and have been approved for .05 ASHA CEUs. To get started, visit the CEU page on our website:
Brianne is a New Jersey native and spends a lot of time in our home office providing clinical support to our team and our Aphasia Users Group. When she's not in Princeton, NJ, she's on the road connecting and meeting speech-language pathologists (SLPs), aphasia advocates, and caregivers. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her dog, Jeffrey, and find new ways to talk about aphasia. Don't miss this special Q&A with Brianne!
Most of us are familiar with whiteboards and their use in classrooms and business environments. But do you know how effective they can be when working with people who have speech or communication disorders?
The ASHA 2016 Convention in Philadelphia is shaping up to be one to remember. ASHA is anticipating record attendance and, as always, Lingraphica is bringing you an educational and fun week of activities in Philly. Take a look below at what’s going on – you don’t want to miss these events.
Meet Shawnise Carter, MS, CCC-SLP, the newest member of our growing Clinical Consultant team! Shawnise is our representative for the Chicago area. She is very proud that the Cubs just won the World Series and broke their 108 year curse. We recently sat down with Shawnise to learn more about her background and interests.
We are excited to let you know that we have added a new course to AACDevice.com called “Improvements In Chronic Conduction Aphasia With Therapy And Online Home Practice”.
New to the Philly area? Want to know where to get the best Philly cheesesteak? We’re locals! Watch this video to find out how to download our SLP's Guide to Philly – ASHA 2016.
Meet Matthew Tisdale, MA, CCC-SLP, the newest member of our growing Clinical Consultant team! Matthew not only recently joined our team, he also recently moved to Houston, Texas, where he spends much of his free time exploring the Lone Star State!