Aphasia and Communication Issues Following Stroke


Course Description

Course Description:

Communication following a stroke can be difficult for many reasons, depending on the location, type and severity of the cerebrovascular accident (CVA).  Aphasia is the most common of such communication impairments, affecting 1 in every 250 people in the United States.  

This course briefly reviews the range of communication deficits, to include aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, cognitive deficits and voice disorders.  After significant time is spent on covering a variety of factors and classifications of aphasia, time will then be spent on the additional types of communication deficits, to include their definitions, treatments and tips for communication for both the person recovering from the stroke as well as tips for the communication partners.

Contact Hours: 1
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate