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Webinars – Aphasia Institute

An online series distinguished by its focus on aphasia and real-life participation. The webinars provide an opportunity for practicing clinicians to hear from a prestigious group of international aphasia researchers.


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Course Code:    G4 – ARCHIVE
Presenter:         Brooke Ryan, PhD, SLP
Date/Time:       ARCHIVE: June 8 – 22
Intermediate level

Webinar Description
Originally presented on 7 June, this webinar presents results from a novel international Facebook “raising families after aphasia” study run in 2020 using focus group methodology adapted for the online social media platform. The study explored the perspective of parenting from people with aphasia and their spouses. Research findings identified several areas parents with aphasia and their spouses need better support. Resources that Speech-Language Pathologists may use to support family-centered practice in stroke rehabilitation were discussed.

Meet the Presenter
Dr. Brooke Ryan holds a PhD in Speech Pathology and has extensive experience in stroke and aphasia
research particularly in mental health and communication accessibility. Brooke has a special interest in
helping parents with aphasia and their families. Her research in the area focusses on improving stroke
rehabilitation so that it better addresses family and parenting needs. Brooke volunteers for the Australian
Aphasia Association and coordinates their online aphasia group program.


Course Disclosure – This presentation will focus on an international Facebook “raising families after aphasia” study.

Financial: Brooke receives a salary from The University of Queensland and the Aphasia CRE, Research, La Trobe Unversity through the University of Technology Sydney as a postdoctural research fellow.  She will receive an honorarium for this presentation.

Non-Financial: Brooke has a professional non-financial relationship with Australian Aphasia Association
and Virtual Connections.


INDIVIDUAL Webinars: $40 – $50*CAD
*To collect ASHA CEUs.

NEW – GROUP RATES (12 -30 participants) ALSO AVAILABLE:

INDIVIDUAL Webinars: $70 – $100CAD
(+$10CAD/participant to collect ASHA CEUs)

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