If better communication skills are on your list of New Year’s resolutions for your adult clients with speech and language disorders, begin by carefully considering some short-term goals needed to achieve “communication competence.”
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If you have patients who are hesitant to use an AAC device or have an AAC device but don't use it, this blog post may help explain why the resistance exists, and more importantly, what you can do to change it.
The prevalence of apraxia of speech in adults doesn’t occur at nearly the rate it does in children. However, it frequently accompanies aphasia post-stroke or brain injury. Download our “3 Tips to Help Adults with Apraxia of Speech.”
Supported Conversations for Adults with Aphasia is an internationally-recognized and trusted method of communication between two individuals. Read on to learn how success comes when caregivers share responsibility in conversation.
Communicating when aphasia is in the mix can be effortful, challenging, and frustrating for all parties involved. Read on to learn about 12 helpful strategies to better conversation.
In December 2016, Lingraphica asked our SLP friends to take part in a "Best of 2016" survey to find out a few of their favorite things. Here's what they said.
Two members of the Lingraphica staff presented at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) 2017 Conference in January. Faye Stillman, MS, CCC-SLP/ATP, Continuing Education Manager, shared her findings on the topic of Establishing Virtual Connections for PWAs Using Online Communities and LPAA through a poster session; while Lisa Haynes, MS, CCC-SLP, Clinical Affairs Manager, spoke about Using Technology to Treat and Manage Chronic Aphasia. Below is a recap of their presentations.
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.
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:
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?