2017 Leadership Posters

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



The Evaluation of a Learner-Centred Communication Partner Training Workshop for Families Living with Aphasia


Riva Sorin-Peters, Ruth Patterson

Using the Invisible Hand to Find the Missing Words: Choice Improves Consumer-Directed Care


Kevin T Cunningham, Maura Silverman

No Longer Lost in Translation: Creating Aphasia-Friendly Documents for Better Communicative Access

Heather A. Tomlinson

Aphasia Rehabilitation: Recovery from Novel Therapy


Thomas G Broussard

How Group Aphasia Treatment Can Facilitate Improvement in Meaningfulness And Efficiency of Communication

Sharon M Antonucci, Carolyn Falconer

10 Strategies for Determining Participation Goals with Individuals with Aphasia


Robin Pollens, Sandra Glista

Increasing Life Participation through an Aphasia Workshop for Physical Therapy Students


Sarah E. Wallace, Caterina Staltari, Joanne Kinney

Patient-Reported Outcome on Life Participation from the Perspective of People with Aphasia and their Care Partners



Hsinhuei Sheen Chiou, Julia Halvorson, Vickie Yu

Annual Aphasia Day: Lessons Learned


Emily Braun, Rosalind C. Kaye, Leora R. Cherney

A Pilot Study to Investigate the Effect of Emotion on Anomia Treatment


Deena Schwen Blackett, Stacy M Harnish

Identifying Outcomes Through a Novel Approach to Group Interaction Using Story Troves

Poster 1

Poster 2

Sara Gray, Suzanne Ball, Janet Whiteside

Integrating Undergraduate Students into a University-Based Aphasia Center

Gayle L DeDe, Francine Kohen, Rena Krakow, Beth Levine
Got Activities?: Learn and Share Aphasia Group

and Individual Therapy Activity Ideas


Fabiane Hirsch Kruse
Using PROMIS® Scales as Patient-Reported

Outcomes For People with Aphasia

 Leora R. Cherney, Rosalind Hurwitz, Edna Babbitt

Using Volunteerism as a Pathway to Empowerment

 Elizabeth Hoover, Anne Carney
Making Decisions with Aphasia: A Qualitative

Case Study


Salima Suleman, Katrina Bartel, Carlee Wilson, Esther S Kim

Faith and Spirituality in Aphasia Recovery


Adam Jacks, Jessica D Richardson, Katarina Haley
Lessons Learned from Two Years of Family



Jackie Hinckley, Debbie Yones

Aphasia Print Project


Ann Klingensmith, Bob Watt, Jerry Hoepner, Mary Beth Clark, Tom Sather
Proceedings of the Inaugural Alberta Aphasia

Knowledge Exchange Day

Heather A. Tomlinson


Friday Poster Session: 3:10 - 4:10 PM



Partnering to Increase Life Participation: Launching the Calgary Aphasia Centre

Heather A. Tomlinson

Measuring and Reporting Outcomes in a Community Based Program


Lisa Yauch-Cadden Kari Star

Effective Communication when Living with Aphasia: Considering all your Options

Lois Turner, Anne MacCallum

Outcomes of Care Partners of Persons with Aphasia

Jessica D Richardson, Sarah Grace Dalton, Katarina Haley, Adam Jacks, Maura Silverman

Acquiring Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies within an LPPA Program: A Clinical Curriculum Guide

Sandra Glista, Robin Pollens

Depression in Aphasia: Management within a Stepped Care Model


Nina Simmons-Mackie, Linda Worrall

A training Module for Developing Proficiency in Aphasia Group Facilitation

Emily Braun, Edna M. Babbitt, Elissa Larkin, Leora R. Cherney

Write to Just Write or Write to Make it Right? Differentiating Agraphia Intervention for the LPAA Group

Megan C. Nosol, Kevin T. Cunningham

Mutual Benefit of a Communication Training Program for Volunteers with Aphasia and Interdisciplinary Therapy Students


Tyson G Harmon, Mei-Ling Lin, Adam Jacks, Maura Silverman

Grass Roots (not Bluegrass): The Evolution of a Peer-Led Singing Group from an Aphasia Camp

Lisa Anne Barker, Wendy L. Duke

Preparing for Clinical Excellence: A Practical Framework to Guide the Journey


Katarina L. Haley, Jessica D Richardson, Adam Jacks

Serving the Underserved: Primary Progressive Aphasia Services in a Life Participation Model

 Lorraine Podolsky, Catherine Low

LPAA in Clinical Education: Preparing Graduate and Undergraduate Students to Work with Clients with Aphasia and Their Families


 Jessica Welsh

Optimizing Outcome Measurement Procedures for Aphasia Camp Participation


Esther S Kim, J Renzo Garcia, Andrea Ruelling

"Filling the Gap"; Cognitive and Communication Circuit Training for Individuals with Moderate to Severe Aphasia

Robin Alexander Embry
Facilitating Greater Student Outcomes Utilizing the LPAA Model Michelle Romeo, Linda Tatum- Riley

Peer to Peer Group Collaboration: Empowering PWA to Support each Other

Abbe Simon

Communication, Activity, and Life Participation in Adults with Aphasia: Update after Three Years of a University-Community Research Partnership


Adam Jacks, Maura Silverman, Jessica D Richardson, Katarina Haley

Using Technology to Understand Patient Reported Outcomes of Life Participation after Aphasia

Emily Dubas