Summit Brag & Steal Schedule 2023

Friday: March 24, 2023
4:15 – 5:15 PM

A music and arts program for individuals with aphasia

Anna V. Kasdan Vanderbilt University
Deborah F. Levy, PhD. University of California, San Francisco

Designing and Implementing a Community Aphasia Group: An Illustrative Case Study of the Aphasia Group of Middle Tennessee

Deborah F. Levy, PhD. University of California, San Francisco
Anna Kasdan Vanderbilt University

Exploring member-preferred discussion groups through a “True Crime” topic

Kayla Fouraker, M.S., CCC-SLP Brooks Rehabilitation Aphasia Center

Member Teach-In: People with aphasia teaching one another

Karen Castka, M.S., CCC-SLP Adler Aphasia Center
Judy Andersen, M.S., Ed., M.A., CCC-SLP Adler Aphasia Center
Gretchen Szabo, M.A., CCC-SLP Adler Aphasia Center

Picture and Video Stimuli for Action Verbs

Christina del Toro, Ph.D. Midwestern University
Megan E. Cuellar, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Illinois State University

Unsung hero of PPA Therapy: iPhone Photo Caption Strategy

Lauren Schwabish M.S., CCC-SLP Neuro Speech Services PLLC

Saturday: March 25, 2023
10:30 – 11:15 AM

Communication Support Teams: An Innovative and Accessible Service Delivery Model for Aphasia Programming

Maura Silverman, M.S., CCC-SLP Triangle Aphasia Project Unlimited

Creating Community and Connection Groups through the LPAA Knowledge Course

Melinda Corwin, PhD., CCC-SLP Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Beth Crawford, M.S., CCC-SLP Aphasia Center of West Texas
Kathryn Shelley, BFA
Aphasia Center of West Texas
Jacqueline Laures-Gore, PhD., CCC-SLP
Georgia State University

Resources to support clinicians in writing goals for communication partner training as part of an aphasia treatment plan

Lucy Hardy, Cambridge University Hospitals, UK
Katarina Haley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Supportive Listening Through Supported Conversation – Collaborations Between Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology

Anna Weinberg, M.S., CCC-SLP UNC Health
Megan Barron, M.S., CCC-SLP UNC Health
Judy A. Schmidt, Ed.D., CRC, LCMHCA
UNC Health


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