Financial: Diane Kendall receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. Publications by Diane Kendall are referenced in this course.
Non-Financial: Diane Kendall is a CE Content Consultant for MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Diane Kendall, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Kendall is a Full Professor at the University of Washington Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. Her research program is focused on rehabilitation of aphasia. She, along with her colleagues, has created a treatment for linguistic deficits in aphasia called Phonomotor Treatment. Through a Veterans Administration Associate Investigator Award (2000-2002), Career Research Development Award…Read full bio
1. Background & Definitions
Describe how language is both lateralized and localized. Provide a working definition of aphasia.
2. Classical Aphasia Syndromes
Describe symptoms of Broca's aphasia, Wernicke's aphasia and Conduction aphasia. Provide 3 reasons why the classical aphasia syndromes are not useful in treatment planning.
Provide recent evidence based meta-analysis study demonstrating that language is distributed. Describe the processing assumptions of a modular model. Describe the processing assumptions of a distributed model
Ascribe errors (phonologic, semantic, mixed) to Dell's model.Discuss how a distributed model explains errors. Describe the difference between bottom-up and top-down errors.