presented by Lisa A. Edmonds
Financial: Lisa Edmonds receives a honorarium from MedBridge for this course. She has no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Lisa Edmonds has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist and Associate Professor/Program Director for Communication Sciences and Disorders at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Edmonds received her PhD from the University of Texas, Austin and her MA degree from The Ohio State University. Prior to her current position at Columbia, Dr. Edmonds was an…Read full bio
1. The Clinical Problem
The first chapter of this course will explain the clinical problem with regard to facilitating improvement to sentences and discourse in aphasia and provide definitions and examples of generalization.
2. Lexical Retrieval and Sentence Production Models
This course describes theoretical basic single word and sentence production models that provide an important basis for clinical reasoning.
3. The Verb Netork
This chapter will provide Information regarding relationship between verbs and their thematic roles (The Verb Network), and will describe evidence for co-activation of verbs and thematic roles. After viewing this chapter, participants will be able to explain how these relationships can theoretically be activated for promotion of generalization.
4. Putting it All Together
What does all of this theoretical background and research evidence mean for every day care of patients? This chapter puts it all together and applies the information from this course to clinical practice.