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Ask the Expert Webinars
Ask the Expert is an interactive webinar putting people with aphasia in touch with experts in aphasia-related fields including neurology and speech-language pathology.
Please join us for our next Ask the Expert chat on June 8, 2023 at 7 pm ET: Carol C. Persad, Ph.D., ABPP, Jennifer Corey, M.S., CCC-SLP, Bruce Farrell, and Elise Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP, will be speaking about things to consider with an Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program (ICAP).
You can submit questions for the expert during the webinar using the chat box or beforehand by filling out this form.
All webinars will be recorded and available for viewing. They will be posted below several days after the event.
June 8, 2023 at 7 pm ET: Carol C. Persad, Ph.D., ABPP, Jennifer Corey, M.S., CCC-SLP, Bruce Farrell, and Elise Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP, will be speaking about things to consider with an Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program (ICAP).
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Past Events (from oldest to newest)
Please watch videos from our past Ask the Expert webinars.
Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, speaking about the role of neurologists in aphasia care
Audrey Holland, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS, speaking about how recovery from aphasia requires a lot of support, the power of positive thinking, and creating authentic happiness
Thomas G. Broussard, Jr., Ph.D. discussing his book, The ABCs of Aphasia: A Stroke Primer, and ways for everyone to contribute to aphasia awareness
Darlene Williamson, MA, CCC-SLP speaking about the characteristics of apraxia of speech and how it coexists with aphasia but is a distinctly different communication challenge
Debra E. Meyerson, PhD speaking about her book, Identity Theft, by Debra E. Meyerson and Danny Zuckerman
Brooke Hatfield, MS, CCC-SLP speaking about aphasia and technology
Paul Berger and his co-author and wife, Stephanie Mensh speaking about their book, How to Conquer the World With One Hand… And an Attitude
Julia Fox Garrison speaking about her book, Don’t Leave Me This Way: Or When I Get Back on My Feet You’ll Be Sorry
Sarah Wallace speaking about technology and strategies to support reading for people with aphasia
Roberta J. Elman, Ph.D. speaking about the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) and the importance of aphasia groups
Author Tsgoyna Tanzman speaking about her book, Hope After Stroke
Maya L. Henry speaking about maximizing communication and quality of life with primary progressive aphasia
Jenni Rook, MT-BC, LCPC speaking about how our brains process and respond to music and how music therapy can be used to improve verbal communication
Michael Obel-Omia and Carolyn Obel-Omia discussing their book, Finding My Words: Aphasia Poetry
Dr. Howard Kirshner, MD, a board-certified behavioral and vascular neurologist and a Professor of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, speaking about cognition
Sharon M. Antonucci, PhD CCC-SLP speaking about different types of animal-assisted interventions, how animal-assisted treatment (AAT) can be done, and the potential benefits of AAT for those living with aphasia. Download the PDF that goes with the chat.
A panel discussion with General Michael Hayden, Coleman Watson, Doreen Mendez, and Cris Gomes about life with aphasia
A special session talking with the true experts of Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), people living with PPA about their personal experiences, management of PPA, and the role of family
Brooke Lang, M.A., CCC-SLP discussing practical and affordable ways to build a home practice program
Nina Simmons Mackie, Ph.D. discussing loneliness and aphasia
Maura English Silverman, MS CCC/SLP talking about building a communication support team
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her speech-language pathologist, Dr. Fabiane Hirsch Kruse, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, joined NAA President Darlene Williamson, M.A., CCC-SLP for a conversation about life with aphasia
Debra Meyerson and Steve Zuckerman talking about Stroke Across America, their 100-day, 4,845 mile ride to raise awareness for stroke and aphasia
Jeri Goldstein sharing her story as a caregiver for her dad after his stroke. Her book, Stroke Dialogues Conversations with Dad, documents his process towards recovery.
Corene P. Hurt-Thaut, Ph.D., MT-BC and Alie Chandler, Music Therapist sharing how music can influence and change non-musical brain and behavior function.
Megan Taylor, OTD, OTR, CLT discussing sexuality, social participation, and the influence on psychosocial health and quality of life.