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Promoting Success of Personal Stories in Conversation: Some Clinical Guidelines

  • 03 Dec 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online


Course Description

Interlocutors weave personal stories of many types and lengths into everyday conversation. This webinar introduces a practical framework for clinicians to assess and promote the pragmatic functionality of personal stories embedded in conversation by narrators with aphasia. Behavioral, criterion-referenced observation in natural contexts guides subsequent design of intervention.

This webinar is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Various level; Professional area)

Meet the Presenter: Gloria Streit Olness, Ph.D.

Gloria Streit Olness is Associate Professor at the University of North Texas. She engages in basic and clinically applied research and teaching in neurolinguistics and rehabilitation, with special focus on discourse-based communicative profiles of individuals who have aphasia. Olness collaborates to advance evidence-based intervention, support, and advocacy for people with aphasia.

Disclosures:
Financial: Gloria Streit Olness is Associate Professor at the University of North Texas and receives a salary. She will receive an honorarium for this webinar presentation.
Non-Financial: Gloria Streit Olness is an affiliate of AphasiaAccess (North America) and the Aphasia Collaborative (North-central Texas.)

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