STROKE ISIG Virtual Happy Hour
It’s new, it’s fun, it’s informative — Join us!
Virtual Happy Hours are webinars featuring expert speakers in all areas of stroke rehabilitation. This is an opportunity to learn from and interact with the best in our field!
Join ACRM STROKE ISIG members and colleagues on the third Thursday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET.
UPCOMING VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR
17 JAN at 5:00 PM EST
Optimizing Intensity in Aphasia Rehabilitation
With Guest Speaker:
Swathi Kiran, PhD, CCC-SLP
Professor & Doctoral Program Coordinator, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Associate Dean for Research, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
After this session, the audience will be able to:
- Understand how intensity is defined in different rehabilitation studies,
- Understand how intensity can be manipulated in rehabilitation from case examples, and
- Understand the role of technology in optimizing intervention
ABOUT SWATHI KIRAN
Dr. Kiran is a Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Associate Dean for Research at Sargent College for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University. She is also an Assistant in Neurology/Neuroscience at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the co-founder and scientific advisor for Constant Therapy, a software platform for rehabilitation tools after brain injury. Constant Therapy was recently acquired by Digital Health Corporation and is now called The Learning Corporation. Her research interests focus around lexical semantic treatment for individuals with aphasia, bilingual aphasia and neuroimaging of brain plasticity following a stroke. She has over 80 publications and her work has appeared in high impact journals across a variety of disciplines including cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology and bilingualism. She is a fellow of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and serves on various journal editorial boards and grant review panels including at National Institutes of Health. Her work has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health/NIDCD and American Speech Language Hearing Foundation awards including the New Investigator grant, the New Century Scholar’s Grant and the Clinical Research grant.
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You can also dial in using your phone:
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 214-945-685
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