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Innovative Interventions for Aphasia - Free Live and Recorded Webinar

Learn about low cost cutting-edge technologies that can be used to maximize progress and enhance rehabilitation efforts to help people who have had strokes, head injuries and other causes of aphasia re-engage in everyday life

POTOMAC, Md., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Join an award winning speech-language pathologist who has many years of experience using technology to help people with aphasia.

Research has shown that technology can be used to establish new connections in the brain, yet many individuals who have aphasia are never exposed to the many affordable resources that can expedite progress. The brain is capable of new learning, especially when properly stimulated. It is imperative that people with aphasia, their advocates and the professionals who help them be exposed to the many resources that can maximize recovery.

Explore how you can help a family member or client who has difficulty with communication.

View affordable and free state-of-the-art technologies in action during this one hour free webinar on June 26th at 12:30 EDT that you can view in the comfort of your own home or office.

Sign up by June 23rd to view it live on June 26th or watch the recorded version until July 10th, 2009.

No previous computer experience is needed to benefit from the information.

In this presentation, Joan Green M.A. CCC-SLP (the founder of Innovative Speech Therapy -- and published author of books on this topic -- will introduce you to some of her favorite technological solutions to help individuals with aphasia maximize their speaking, listening, reading, writing, and executive skills as well as their ability to participate in the community.

She plans to discuss:

  • multi-sensory drill and practice software to help reach goals faster
  • programs to stimulate communication in many languages
  • new devices to help people with aphasia communicate
  • free online videoconferencing products so that people can see each other as they communicate from a distance
  • programs which enable the computer to read text out loud as words are highlighted or typed
  • software to help keep the brain sharp
  • the use of the computer to stimulate socialization and improve community access
  • free online interactive products
  • affordable cutting-edge assistive technology

SOURCE Innovative Speech Therapy
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