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Workshop: Introduction to Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

This two hour interactive workshop is designed for health care professionals interacting with people who have aphasia, and others who know more than they can say (e.g. people who do not speak English).  The primary purpose of this workshop is to provide innovative communication solutions to increase communicative access for people with aphasia and other language disorders.

  • Learning Objectives:
    By the end of the workshop, participants will:
    Develop an understanding of communication barriers to accessing stroke services
    Be exposed to the basics of Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia
    Have a framework for adapting ideas (including familiarity with both methods and innovative pictographic resources) to their own setting 
  • Date:
    Thursday November 30th, 2017, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Registration will begin at 1:00 pm)
    Light refreshments will be provided
  • Location:
    The Frank & Mary Uniac Auditorium
    80 Grand Ave West, PO Box: 2030
    Chatham, Ontario   N7M 5L9
  • Presenter:  
    Nicole Drew M.H.Sc, SLP, Reg. CASLPO
    Speech Language Pathologist
    Chatham Kent Health Alliance
  • Target Audience:
    All staff that work or may work with individuals who have experienced stroke are encouraged to attend.
  • Cost: 
    There is no charge to attend this workshop
  • Registration:
    Registration Deadline: November 10th , 2017
  • Please Register Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-introduction-to-supported-conversation-for-adults-with-aphasia-tickets-36696771030?ref=estw

Details

Date:
November 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Frank & Mary Uniac Auditorium (FMUA)
80 Grand Ave West
Chatham, Ontario N7M 5L9 Canada
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