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 with older adults in post-acute care settings (skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home health, outpatient clinics, etc.). 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 clinical rehabilitation needs of the older adult. She currently provides rehabilitation consulting services that draw upon her expertise. She has spoken at various national conferences on the topic of rehabilitation services for persons with dementia and 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.