Communication Disorders

Conference Agenda


8:00 - 8:30              Neuropathology and neuroplasticity tutorial
8:30 - 9:00              Aphasia case studies; diagnosis, basic goals 
9:00 - 9:30              Evidence-based aphasia treatment options
9:30 - 9:45              Break


9:45 - 10:15            Cognitive neuropsychological models of reading, alexia subtypes
10:15 - 11:00          Alexia/agraphia case studies; diagnosis, basic goals
11:00 - 11:30          Evidence-based alexia/agraphia treatment options
11:30 - 1:00            Lunch 


1:00 - 1:30             Cognitive assessment in aphasia; Why and how
1:30-2:00               Cognitive treatments for aphasia, alexia, agraphia
2:00-2:30               Computees in aphasia treatment; Why, how, and
                                 the available evidence
2:30 - 2:45             Break


2:45 - 3:00             Cognitive case study; diagnosis, basic goals
3:00-3:45               Evidence-based cognitive treatment protocols:
                                Executive function, attention, memory
3:45-4:00               Review, wrap-up, questions