2018 Research Symposium Agenda
Saturday, November 17, 2018
The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders. Each year's symposium has a specific research theme.
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Research Symposium and its
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Advances in Neuroplasticity
Research: Language Recovery in Aphasia
- 8:00 a.m.
in Methods to Understand Brain Correlates of Impairment and Recovery in Aphasia
This session is comprised of:
Language Mapping in Aphasia
Stephen Wilson, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Brain-based Understanding of Individual Language Difference
Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center
- 10:30 a.m.
of Language Recovery in Chronic Aphasia
Cynthia Thompson, PhD, Northwestern University
- 1:00 p.m.
and Language Recovery in Aphasia
Swathi Kiran, PhD, Boston University
- 2:30 p.m.
- Cortical Network Changes Associated with Aphasia Treatment
Julius Fridriksson, PhD, University of South Carolina
- 3:45 p.m.
- Advances in Modeling Neural Correlates of Treatment Related Recovery and Controversies in Aphasia Rehabilitation
Panel Discussion with all Research Symposium Speakers
The Research Symposium is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).