"Preserving Communication and Dignity in Persons with Primary Progressive Aphasia"
Friday, June 19, 2015
1330 Post Oak Blvd, Level 1 Auditorium Houston, TX 77056
Early Registration Fee: $100 (after June 1: $125)
Young Professional Rate: $75 (HARC's new YPA Membership included)
HARC’s young professionals receive invitations to HARC social events, discounts on CEU’s and education events, discount tickets to HARC annual Let’s Talk Luncheon, Leadership opportunities on HARC Advisory Boards, and volunteer opportunities.
Student Registration: $30
Please bring a copy of your student ID to the CEU.
Maya L. Henry, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Henry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Texas, Austin. She teaches courses on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders as well as the cognitive and neural bases of speech and language. Her NIH-funded research examines the nature and treatment of aphasia caused by stroke and neurodegenerative disease.
Jeffrey P. Spike, Ph.D
Professor, Family Medicine Director, Campus-Wide Ethics Program, Samuel E. Karff Chair, UTHealth
Dr. Spike is a long-time medical educator who currently coordinates the integration of ethics into the curricula at all six UTHealth schools. He has been interviewed by prominent media across the country and has published over 50 articles, book chapters, book reviews, editorials, and commentaries in journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine and the Journal of Clinical Ethics.
8:00 – 8:45: Registration & Breakfast
8:45 – 10:00: Dr. Henry Nature and Treatment of PPA
10:00 – 10:15: Break
10:15 – 12:00: Dr. Henry Communication Support
12:00 – 12:45: Lunch
12:45 – 1:45: Dr. Spike Bioethics and Professional Virtues
1:45 – 2:00: Break
2:00 – 3:00: Dr. Spike Challenges in Speech Pathology
Identify the clinical presentation and neuroanatomical profile of variants of PPA
Discuss a staged treatment approach for individuals with PPA
Describe current treatment techniques and directions for future research in rehabilitation of PPA
Review principles of bioethics and identify useful attributes for professionals to live up to their principles
Explore typical situations that challenge professionals in Speech Pathology
This course is offered for up to .5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Disclosure: The speakers have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose, with the exception of Dr. Daniels whose research is funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Faculty receives no compensation for presentations.