presented by Megan Sutton MS
Financial: Megan Sutton receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Megan Sutton has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Megan Sutton MS, CCC-SLP
Megan Sutton, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and the director and app designer for Tactus Therapy, a leading developer of apps for adult speech therapy. Megan earned a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University after studying linguistics at Rutgers. She has worked passionately with adults with acquired communication and swallowing disorders…Read full bio
1. Life Participation with Aphasia
The ultimate goal of speech therapy is to get people with aphasia more engaged in their lives and there are many ways we can go about doing this. See how the life participation approach to aphasia can be used in therapy to set goals in all domains.
2. Communicate - Apps for AAC
AAC should be part of every aphasia therapy plan, but that doesn’t always mean using a high-tech communication app. This chapter will review the types of AAC that work best with aphasia and explore some of the technology-based apps and tools available to use.
3. Improving Social Connections
Technology connects us more than ever before. See how social media, games and mobile devices can be used to help people with aphasia feel less isolated and give them natural opportunities to practice.