This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area).
Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Overview of Language and Interventions
Overview of Language
Section 3: Overview and Assessment of Language Disorders
Etiology of Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders
Aphasia: Description and Etiology
Cognitive-Linguistic Deficits: Symptoms
Cognitive-Linguistic Deficits: Assessment
What About Maria?
Section 4: Treatment of Aphasia
Expressive Language Treatments
Receptive Language Treatments
Both Expressive and Receptive Language Treatments
What Helped Maria?
Section 5: Treatment of Cognitive-Linguistic Deficits
Higher Level Activities
What Helped Maria?
Section 6: Conclusion
Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Jacksonville State University and her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from The University of Alabama. She worked with clients of all ages and a variety of diagnostic conditions in school, hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient clinic, and home health settings. In her previous role as a national clinical director for a large contract therapy company, she created training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology related to the clinical rehabilitation needs of older adults in post-acute care. She currently draws upon her expertise in her role at Relias as Lead Subject Matter Expert Writer for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Disclosure: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.