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.
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TalkPath Therapy, the platform that offers more than 11,500 speech language and cognitive exercises to you and your clients for free, just received some upgrades. Here’s what you can expect from new-and-improved TalkPath Therapy!
Dealing with aphasia can be a long, hard road for many. Thankfully, there are organizations dedicated to helping and supporting that journey. Meet the Adler Aphasia Center and the services it provides to people with aphasia.
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.
The holidays are a time to gather with loved ones and celebrate everything the season has to offer. However, for someone careing for a loved one with aphasia or another communication disorder, it can also be a stressful time. Watch the video below for three tips you can share with caregivers so they can have a more enjoyable holiday season. If you want more great tips for helping caregivers navigate the holiday season, download the tips sheet at the end of the video.
There are clinical terms that speech-language pathologists (SLPs) use in their daily practice. Diadochokinetic rate may be our “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”
Lingraphica's TalkPath Therapy platform has more than 11,500 speech, language, and cognitive exercises for patients and caregivers to use for free. What many don't know is that the specific exercises can be tailored together to create a custom homework plan for an individual. With thousands of exercises to choose from, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite ones. Take a look below!
Have you heard the news? Lingraphica's specialized news reader, TalkPath News is one-year-old! In the last year we launched the platform on the Web, App Store, and Google Play and clinicians love it.
A year ago Lingraphica launched its telepractice offering, TalkPath Live! Using the platform, I provide remote speech and language services for clients in the two states I am licensed to practice speech-language pathology in: New Jersey and New York (TalkPath Live's additional therapists are licensed in the other 48 states and also treat international clients). As a telepractice clinician I've learned a lot about myself and creative ways to treat clients.
As adults we spend the majority of our time talking about our interests and events. This communication forms the foundations of many of our relationships. While we know sharing our interests connects us with others, this information can be difficult to capture and implement for an augmentative and alternative (AAC) device user. However, it is possible! By organizing the AAC device's language system to reflect the client's top interests, it's allows the client more opportunities to connect with others.