Meaningful, Functional Goals for Adults with Aphasia and Dementia

August 19, 2015

7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 2 Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders

Functional goal-setting is a critical part of treatment planning for adults with neurogenic cognitive and communication disorders. This live online chat provides the opportunity to discuss the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and how the framework can be used to set functional treatment goals for individuals with aphasia and dementia. To help in forming questions to ask the experts, we recommend that you take a look at ICF framework and the functional goal writing handouts at


The following panelists will answer questions:
  • Tammy Hopper, ​PhD, CCC-SLP, professor, University of Alberta
  • Candace P. Vickers, ​Ph.D., CCC-SLP,​ associate professor, California Baptist University

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).


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