Training Videos

Helping to spread Aphasia knowledge

If you are looking for an aphasia training video to play at your next in-service, board meeting, interprofessional team or family education meeting, look no further. Aphasia training videos are available under a Creative Commons license. You can use these in anyway helpful to your work. Credit Aphasia Access and do not edit.

LPAA 101 Videos

In the LPAA 101  video series, noted experts in aphasia care walk you through key aspects of the LPAA. These are great as refreshers, as on-boarding resources for new staff members, as tools to educate families with a recent aphasia diagnosis or to educate key stakeholders in your community, including Boards of Directors.

What is the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia?
Roberta J. Elman, Ph.D., Aphasia Center of California 

What Does Aphasia-Friendly Healthcare Mean?
Leora Cherney, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 

Living with Aphasia: What Is the A-FROM
Nina Simmons-Mackie, Ph.D., Southeastern LA University

LPAA Core Values

Aphasia Access, through leadership support from the Robert & Joan Dircks Foundation, and the generosity of other supporters, is pleased to share this video series illustrating the 5 Core Values of the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. Aphasia Access is grateful to the people with aphasia, and their families, who gave so freely of their time to be a part of these videos and share their first-hand perspective. Look for videos on the 4th and 5th core value coming soon.

Communication Access: The Fundamental Techniques

These longer videos (5-12 minutes), in the Communication Access: The Fundamental Techniques video series, are training tools designed to educate. The practical ideas and suggestions in these videos are easily implemented in your aphasia care program to help you improve the quality of care and the support you provide to people with aphasia and their families.