THANK YOU to everyone who was a part of IARC 2022 – because of you, the conference was a resounding success!!

Please note, that the period to request ASHA CE has closed (on July 8th). Those who requested certificates of participation can expect to receive them no later than July 31st. A report of those who earned ASHA CE will be transmitted to ASHA no later than the 31st as well.

The recordings of all sessions will be available through August 31st via the site (log in as attendee). If you have any difficulty accessing the presentations, please email help<at>


Aphasia Access is honored to host the 2022 International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference (IARC). Held every other year, this widely anticipated event is based on a tradition of excellence, and brings together 200-300 delegates.

Attendees include researchers and clinical specialists in:

– Speech-Language Pathology
– Linguistics
– Neuropsychology
– and Rehabilitation Medicine dedicated to aphasia rehabilitation.

Learner outcomes include, that by the end of the conference, participations will…

– Name 3 characteristics of effective aphasia programs about mental health needs of individuals w/ aphasia & care partners.
– List 3 strategies to increase participation & representation of under-represented people w/ aphasia w/in research & clinical services.
– Discuss 3 separate active components that positively impact aphasia interventions.
– List 3 characteristics of effective communication partner training programs.
– Identify 3 aphasia program supports to individuals with primary progressive aphasia. 

To ensure that you receive regular updates about the conference, as well as to volunteer to help with IARC 2022, please email

Chair: Thomas W. Sather, PhD, CCC-SLP (University of Wisconsin, Eau-Claire)
Committee Members:
Esther Kim (Alberta – Canada); Brent Archer (Bowling Green – USA); Suma Devanga (Kalamazoo – USA); Sharon Antonucci (Philadelphia – USA); Katarina Haley, (Chapel Hill – USA); Maura Silverman (North Carolina – USA); Lucy Dipper (London – UK); Karianne Berg (Oslo – Norway), Ron Darr (Tel Aviv – Israel); Robyn O’Halloran (Victoria – Australia); Ciara Shiggins (Melbourne – Australia)

Conference Locations

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
201 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
And Online via the Swap Card Platform

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration is Now Closed
Early Bird – Individual: $400 USD / Student*: $200 USD
Regular – Individual: $450 USD / Student*: $225 USD

Hotel Room Reservations

Group rate: $179/night
Cut-Off Date: May 15, 2022
Reserve Your Room


ASHA CEUs Credit

 ASHA CEUs will be available to participants who attend the full conference and complete the conference evaluation, along with a brief electronic learning assessment that will be shared after the last session, no later than July 8th.

Partial credit is not available and certificates will be sent electronically by July 31st. Here’s the timeline you will need to meet in order to receive ASHA CEUs.




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Join us for a social outing or two…

Tuesday, June 21
Temple University is hosting a pre-conference reception with lite-fare from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM ET.
Take this opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and friends before IARC kicks off on Wednesday morning.

Thursday, June 23
Enjoy light fare and drinks at City Tap House in Logan Square from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM ET
for an evening of networking and catching up with colleagues and friends.


Student Scholarships

The IARC 2022 planning committee wants to ensure that the future Aphasia Researchers and Clinicians have access to the best and most current knowledge. With that goal in mind, we are offering a limited number of scholarships for students to attend IARC 2022, either in-person or virtually. Please note that the scholarship only covers registration fees; travel costs are the responsibility of the student.

The Application Period is Closed


This June, Aphasia Access is looking forward to hosting IARC 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The health and safety of all attendees are of paramount concern to the conference committee and the Aphasia Access Board of Directors. As such, attendees will need to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before arrival on-site in Philadelphia.

IARC 2022 will use the definition of fully vaccinated as provided by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Therefore, a booster, while encouraged, is not required.

Any additional mitigation protocols will be announced closer to the conference and conform to the City of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania policies at the time of the event.

Recognizing that IARC 2022 is an international conference, the organizing committee is committed to assisting international travelers with navigating any COVID-19 regulations to the best of our ability. For example, should there be a testing requirement in place for international travel at the time of the conference, we intend to help connect travelers with access to reliable COVID-19 testing (at an additional expense).

Should you have any questions about IARC 2022’s Health and Safety Plans, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Aphasia Access’ Executive Director, Todd Von Deak, at