for Geriatric Individuals with Global Aphasia
January 30, 2008 (Revised April 30, 2008)
1. Length of Presentation 25 minutes including final quiz
2. There will be a quiz of 5 questions given out at the beginning of the presentation, with the answers given at the end. The quiz will be on a handout, with the answers written somewhere (upside down, other side, etc....)
3. Presentation should be rich in audiovisual content: e.g., video, slides, handouts. The materials can be presented in PowerPoint format with video and audio and animations, etc.
4. The presentation, including video files, can be put on a CD-ROM and distributed to fellow students.
5. While you are preparing your presentation, you are encouraged to place materials, including this Prolegomena, on the web, through our web site. This is an important part of our course, since it fosters team participation.
6. Rehearse and time your presentation. JBE will be forced to use the "HOOK" if you go over even by 1 nanosecond!
I. Mini-exposure to the Brain
II. Definition of Aphasia
III. Defining Global Aphasia
A. Etiologies – Searching for the cause(s) of Global Aphasia [other slides]
III. Effects of Global Aphasia on Communication
A. visual/perceptual – recognition of symbolsIV. Communication with Someone who has Global Aphasia
B. motor SPEECH – autonomic naming , apraxia, hemiplegia/heminopsia
C. cognition – memory, attention
V. Geriatric Population and Global Aphasia
VI. Augmentative and Alternative Communication – Advantages of AAC
A. Aided vs. Unaided AACVII. Conclusions / Recommendations for clinical practice.
B. AAC Devices
Artificial Language Lab, MSU
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