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An Update on Evidence-Based Approaches to Assessing Acquired Language Disorders Across the Continuum of Care
S-LP Webinar: June 16, 2021, 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET

Presented by: Laura L. Murray, PhD, S-LP(C)

This presentation is situated in the context of a brief, evidence-based overview of recent theories and applied approaches to understanding and managing acquired language disorders in a variety of healthcare settings. This presentation will critically review newly developed assessment procedures for quantifying and qualifying linguistic symptoms and concomitant extra-linguistic disorders in adults with aphasia or other acquired language disorders.

Learning Objectives:
With respect to acquired language disorders, participants will be able to:
1. Identify recently developed standardized tests and informal procedures for assessing language abilities.
2. Identify recently developed standardized tests and informal procedures for assessing extra-linguistic symptoms that commonly co-occur with acquired language disorders

Jun 16, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Laura L. Murray, PhD, S-LP(C)
Dr. Laura Murray is the Director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western University, where she also serves as a professor. Dr. Murray teaches courses on aging and neurogenic communication disorders. Her research interests include examining how cognitive deficits interact with language abilities in aphasia, right hemisphere disorders and progressive neurological diseases.