2019 Leadership Posters
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Friday Poster Session: 10:30 - 11:45 AM



The OSU Aphasia Initiative

Jennifer M Brello
Arin Sheeler
Erin Stefancin

Forever Friends: Increasing Engagement Between Senior Citizens and University Students


Alyssa Lanzi
Tatiana Hernandez
Michelle Bourgeois

Levels of Academic and Clinical Training of SLPs in AAC and the Quality of AAC Training Provided to Communication Partners of Individuals with Aphasia
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Brianne Kosch

Communication Journey: Aphasia – An App In Practice
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Lois Turner
Anne MacCallum

Aphasia Family: Creating a Continuum of Conversation by Those Affected by Aphasia and their Students
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Amy E. Engelhoven
Sarah V. Shipman

The Development of the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia Perception Scale
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Fatimah Hani Hassan
Brooke Hallowell

Providing Support to Receive Support: Participation in Alcoholics Anonymous
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Mary Purdy

Teaching LPAA In The Field : A Curriculum for Students
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Rochelle Cohen-Schneider

Aphasia Therapy and the Illness Narrative: Poetry and Art of A Life with Primary Progressive Aphasia

Marion Leaman
Vicente Carde

Bridging Student Learning and Community Participation in Persons with Neurological Injury

Amy E. Engelhoven
Megan Sherod
Janet Whiteside


pARTicipate: Art as Self-Expression for Persons with Aphasia
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Additional Handout

Roujan Khaledan
Heather Tomlinson


Aphasia Connects:  Engaging Individuals with Aphasia with Community Volunteer Opportunities
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Maura Silverman
Kristine Strobbia
Candace Seiber


Creating an Aphasia Centre in British Columbia: From Diversity to Collaboration

Wendy Duke
Eavan Sinden
Janneke Vissers
Megan Sutton

Communication and Life Participation Outcomes of a Recreational Sailing Program for Adults with Aphasia

Joanne P. Lasker
Catherin DiBona
Colleen Callahan

A Novel Assessment Tool to Evaluate Mental Fatigue in People with Aphasia and Its Influence on Short-Term Memory Function

Mohammad Haghighi
Brooke Hallowell


The Moving Message -
LPAA Principles in Action

Julie A Hart

How can Drawing Help People with Aphasia Communicate?

Joanne Kinney
Sarah Wallace


Be Specific! Patient reported outcomes using a client-centered, context-based treatment approach
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Cynthia D Nichols
Theresa Alexander


“Shark Tank” ‘Capturing’ New and Meaningful Conversation

Melissa Godsey
Jodi Morgan


The Art and Science of Training and Supporting Volunteers to Deliver Programming in a Life Participation Model of Service to Adults with Aphasia
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Shannon Hill
Rochelle Cohen-Schneider

Using Telepractice to Facilitate Verb Activation in Aphasia Recovery 

William Connors
Alexandra Princiotta


Drawing to Communicate: Assessing Component Skills

Lorraine Smith
Katarina Haley

Communication, activity, and life participation in adults with aphasia: Five years of a university-community research partnership

Adam Jacks
Katarina Haley
Jessica Richardson
Maura Silverman


The Accountant: How a DVD changed my SFA approach
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Megan Caldwell


The BUILD study: Brain-based Understanding of Individual Language Differences after stroke

Elizabeth H. Lacey
Mackenzie Fama
Candace van der Stelt
Peter Turkeltaub

How can we use electronic devices to support speakers with limited verbal language during natural interaction?: A preliminary conversation analysis (CA) study
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 Brent Archer
Jamie H. Azios
Jamie B. Lee

Brooks Rehabilitation Aphasia Center:  A Model for Combining an ICAP and Community Based LPAA Program under a Non-Profit Rehabilitation System
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Floris Singletary
Jodi Morgan
Melissa Godsey

Engaging People with Aphasia at a Distance: On Camera Group Conversations from North to South

Allison Baird

Understanding Enablers and Barriers to Using Technology with People with Aphasia
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Emily Dubas


Saturday Poster Session: 10:45 - 11:45 AM

Adapting LPAA for Individuals with Progressive Cognitive Communication Impairments

Alyssa Lanzi
Michelle Bourgeois

Needs of Family Members of People with Aphasia in Early Acute Care
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Nina Simmons-Mackie
Aura Kagan
Elyse Shumway
Guylaine Le Dorze
Lisa Chan

Communication Champions: A Novel Training Program for Allied Health Clinicians in a Rehabilitation Setting
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Elissa L Conlon
Edna Babbitt
Leora Cherney

Living Well with Aphasia: Promoting Social Participation and Self-Advocacy
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Leigh Ann Spell

An exploration of relationship priorities in older adults with aphasia through the lens of Socioemotional Selectivity Theory

An Dinh
Julie Brown

Aphasia Book Clubs: Lessons Learned Over the Past Twenty Years
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Roberta J. Elman

Perceived needs, challenges, and opportunities of speech-language pathologists regarding aphasia management in global contexts: Applying the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia in Malaysia

Fatimah Hani Hassan
Brooke Hallowell
Francois-Xavier Brajot

Practice That “Counts” – An Aphasia Group All About Numbers

Magdalen Balz

Portia the Portuguese Water Dog: Creating a Children’s Book about Aphasia

Rena Krakow
Amanda P. Hoffman

An LPAA model for programming for people affected by PPA - Education, Assessment, Treatment, and Support
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Cynthia Nichols

Measuring and Reporting Outcomes in a Community Based Program: Qualitative Results and Participatory Action
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Lisa Yauch-Cadden
Kari Star

Facilitating Topic Initiation in Aphasia

Marion C. Leaman
Lisa Edmonds

Life Participation and Aphasia: Merging Treatments to Focus on Functional Outcomes
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Handout 3

James G. Schumacher

Challenges and Potential Solutions in Facilitating Successful Conversation Groups

Rachel S. Hitch
Ann Oehring
Leora Cherney

Communication Support Teams: An Innovative and Accessible Service Delivery Model for Aphasia Programming

Maura Silverman

Adapting an occupational therapy home exercise program for people with aphasia

Anna Saylor
Sarah Wallace
Elena Donoso-Brown
Erica Lapp

The Aphasia Goal Pool Project: Updates and Observations
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Katarina Haley 
Kevin Cunningham

Primary progressive aphasia and technology: Creative “app”lications to promote increased life participation

Rebecca Khayum
Angela Roberts
Aimee Reaume Mooney
Melanie Fried-Oken
Libby. Rogers
Emily Rogalski

Practical Technology Beyond Therapy - WITHDRAWN

Christine Huggins


Course Embedded Clinical Experiences: Meaningful LPAA interventions delivered by students who learn in the process
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Jerry Hoepner
Tom Sather

Not just one and done: Establishing a culture of authentic, reciprocal programming for persons with acquired neurogenic disorders
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Jerry K. Hoepner
Tom Sather
Mary Beth Clark
Carin Keyes
Michele Knutson

The group experience: A collaborative project between people with aphasia and clinicians

Joseph Flacco
Michael Hornbostel
Angelique Cauthorn
Bob Mayer
Jessica Obermayer

The Aphasia Friendly Business Campaign 

Julia Borsatto

An Interprofessional & Multigenerational Carnival Activity for Stroke Survivors and Preschoolers in the University Clinic Setting

Iona Johnson


I have PPA...I can show you how I speak my mind

Wayne R. Zorn
Cecilia R. Zorn
Tanie Riske
Tom Sather

Aphasia Friendly ToastMasters
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 Lisa Thornburg

Co-constructing Narratives using the ‘My Story’ Protocol
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Katie A Strong

Aphasia Center Community Tenets
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Judy Crane
Jessica Hutchinson
Christopher Perkins

Aphasia Focused Standardized Patient Simulation and Communication Partner Training for Healthcare Providers

Juliana Ruth Powell


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This course is offered for a maximum of 1.3 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)