Alternative Service Delivery Model: A Group Communication Training Series for Partners of Persons with Aphasia Providing education and partner training for the primary communication partners of persons with aphasia is often challenging for medical-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Today's healthcare environment is fraught with barriers to obtaining services for individuals with aphasia and their significant others. This article describes a proposed alternative service delivery model for ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2014
Alternative Service Delivery Model: A Group Communication Training Series for Partners of Persons with Aphasia
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  • Darla Hagge
    Department of Speech Language Pathology, California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
  • Financial Disclosure: Darla Hagge is an Assistant Professor at California State University Sacramento.
    Financial Disclosure: Darla Hagge is an Assistant Professor at California State University Sacramento.×
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Article   |   June 01, 2014
Alternative Service Delivery Model: A Group Communication Training Series for Partners of Persons with Aphasia
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2014, Vol. 24, 114-117. doi:10.1044/nnsld24.3.114
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2014, Vol. 24, 114-117. doi:10.1044/nnsld24.3.114

Providing education and partner training for the primary communication partners of persons with aphasia is often challenging for medical-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Today's healthcare environment is fraught with barriers to obtaining services for individuals with aphasia and their significant others. This article describes a proposed alternative service delivery model for the partners of persons with aphasia.

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