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    Aiming for Generalization: Using Evidence Based Practices to Maximize the Effects of Aphasia Treatment

    This is an online course offering with no required start or end date. The course can be accessed at any time, and does not have to be completed in one sitting.

    This course highlights the importance of planning aphasia therapy to maximize potential for generalization (improved beyond what is trained) in persons with aphasia. Multiple aphasia therapy protocols are discussed with respect to how to choose stimuli and/or manipulate treatment in order to examine, and potentially achieve, generalization in persons with aphasia. 

    At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Define different types of generalization and different ways in which it can be achieved and measures.
    • Choose treatment stimuli/materials that could be used to increase and examine potential generalization in persons with aphasia.
    • Describe and implement multiple aphasia treatment protocols targeting single words, sentences and discourse.

    Lisa A. Edmonds, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
    Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences
    Teachers College, Columbia University

    Dr. Lisa A. Edmonds has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
    Dr. Lisa A. Edmonds has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

    This course is intended for speech-language pathologists.

    This course offers 2 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs) for SLPs. CEUs for this course are approved by the following entities:

    • ASHA
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

    At the completion of the course, required forms must be returned to the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning to receive CE credit.


    Simply select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and click the "Order Now" button to pay by credit card. After payment, you will receive an email confirmation of enrollment that includes a link to access the course. 

    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Checks should be made out to Brooks Rehabilitation.


    This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional area).

    In order to receive ASHA CEUs for this course, you must complete the ASHA Learning Assessment and CEU Participant Form. The ASHA Learning Assessment will appear at the conclusion of the presentation and is submitted electronically. The CEU Participant Form is available under "Event Resources" and should be returned to the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning once you have completed the course. You can submit the form one of the following three ways:

    • Option 1) Email to info@BrooksIHL.org
    • Option 2) Fax to (904) 345-7193
    • Option 3) Mail to:

    Brooks Institute of Higher Learning
    3599 University Blvd. S
    Jacksonville, FL 32216