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 October 13, 2022 at 7 pm ET: Maura English Silverman, MS CCC/SLP, will talk about building a communication support team.
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.
October 13, 2022 at 7 pm ET: Maura English Silverman, MS CCC/SLP, will talk about building a communication support team.
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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