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Improving Functional Outcomes in Aphasia

December 5–17, 2018 | Online Conference

Live Chat Schedule

With online conferences you get the convenience of at-home learning combined with real-time access to speakers. Add these dates and times to your schedule!

All times listed are Eastern time.

Monday, December 10, 2018
Noon – 1 p.m. Lisa Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Word Retrieval Training With Nouns and Verbs: Treatments for Facilitating Generalization
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Julia Carpenter, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: Computer-Based Treatment Approaches for Aphasia
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Suzanne M. Coyle, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: A Structure for Successful Group Treatment for Aphasia
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Assessment of Functional Abilities in People With Aphasia
11 a.m. – noon Audrey Holland, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: The Special Management Needs of Individuals With Severe Aphasia
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tim Nanof, MSW
Topic: Medicare and Aphasia Treatment Models
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Darlene S. Williamson, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: Community Reintegration for Individuals With Aphasia
Noon – 1 p.m. Janet P. Patterson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Assessment and Management of Auditory Comprehension Deficits in Aphasia
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Marjorie L. Nicholas, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Nonverbal Cognition in People With Aphasia: Implications for Treatment Planning
Thursday, December 13, 2018
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Heather Harris Wright, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Moving Beyond Single Words: What We Can Learn From Discourse  
Noon – 1 p.m. Sarah E. Wallace, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: AAC for Adults With Aphasia
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Teresa Gray, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Bilingual Adults With Aphasia: Assessment and Treatment   
Friday, December 14, 2018
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD
Topic: Neuroplasticity and Medical Management in Aphasia
Noon – 1 p.m. Tami Howe, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Psychosocial Impacts of Aphasia
"I really liked that I could chat with the presenters after I watched the lecture. This is something you might not even be able to do at [in-person] conferences."
Past ASHA Professional Development online conference participant
"The chats are wonderful!! You not only get to have your questions answered but you get to see others' questions and follow their line of thinking!" 
Past ASHA Professional Development online conference participant


  • Chats are live, text-based (no audio), and last for 1 hour.
  • Chat times are preset; clear your schedule now so you can participate in each one.
  • Listen to the lecture before participating.
  • Have your questions ready so you can get the answers you need!

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