Dr. Walker Presented at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention

Dr. Walker gave an invited presentation at the 61st ISHA Annual Convention on February 4, 2021.  The title of the presentation was “Innovative Speech Therapy Telepractice Methods for People with Aphasia.”

Presentation Handout

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  • Walker, J.P., Price, K., & Watson, J. (2018).  Promoting social connections in a synchronous telepractice aphasia communication group.  Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 3(2), 32 – 42. org/10.1044./persp3.SIG18.32
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