Knowledge Exchange


On-line - Speaker Series

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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Please refer to each course description for instructional level and CEUs

On-line - Self-Directed Learning

An introductory learning module to help you understand the basics of facilitating Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCATM ).

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We welcome opportunities to discuss taking our Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) workshops to you. We will review your particular learning objectives and timeline, suggest the workshops that fit best and then provide a quote that will include requirements and costs to make this happen.

The Aphasia Institute offers training sessions for health care professionals on how to work with clients with aphasia and to help them overcome communication barriers. Health care professionals will be shown how to apply training techniques to clinical situations such as assessment, counselling, group therapy and working with clients and their communication partners.

Resources, materials and manuals are provided in many of the workshops.

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Full Training*

Two-day and three-day core training workshops

Half-day and full-day workshops

*Attendance to B4 and D3 workshops are restricted to Speech-Language Pathologists

2019 Professional Training Calendar

Aphasia Institute 2019 Instructor Disclosures

Some training feedback:  Testimonials


If you are a healthcare professional working in Ontario, you are eligible for a FREE spot in the upcoming SCA Core Training workshops on June 10 & 11, made available through generous Ministry of Health funding. Registrations will be added to a LOTTERY.

Successful applicants will be notified by email on or before MAY 1. Once capacity has been reached, names will be added to a waiting list for future funded training opportunities.

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Deadline to register: April 26

Submit by email: or fax: 416-226-3706, Attention: Marisca

Course Description
A2: SCA: Concepts, Practice & Evaluation: 9am – 4pm
Participants learn the theory of SCA™ and have the opportunity to practice techniques through role-playing.
A3: SCA: Advanced Practicum: 9am – 4pm
Participants continue to develop skills in SCA™. Participants practice their techniques with a group of people with aphasia. In the afternoon, participants learn how to apply SCA™ principles to their own work setting.