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Kean University’s Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities to Co-sponsor Aphasia Workshop

UNION – The Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities at Kean University, the Aphasia Network of New Jersey, and Adler Aphasia Center will co-sponsor a workshop, How Can I Make the Most of My Aphasia Rehabilitation?, featuring renowned aphasia expert Dr. Audrey Holland on Friday, October 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Adler Aphasia Center, located at 60 West Hunter Avenue, Maywood, N.J.

Dr. Holland is recognized internationally for her academic expertise and her creative, compassionate approaches to aphasia rehabilitation. A former Regents’ Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona, where she also headed the department, Dr. Holland will discuss practical and creative ways to maximize your recovery as you participate in the rehabilitation process, whether you have only recently acquired aphasia or have been living with aphasia for some time.

Dr. Holland’s expertise includes working with adults who have aphasia and other neurological disorders, aspects of aging, and counseling individuals with disabilities. She has published over 160 research articles, clinical tools and textbooks. Dr. Holland has received numerous awards and honors, including the Clinical Achievement Award from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Council of Graduate Programs in Communication Disorders.

The cost of the workshop is $20 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch, as well as a question and answers session and group discussion with Dr. Holland. For more information about the workshop or to register, call (201) 368-8585.

Kean University’s Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities offers individualized services for clients and families living in New Jersey. Services range from individual and group speech-language therapy to specialized training programs, counseling, client and caregiver support groups. Masters-level student clinicians under the supervision of licensed speech-language pathologists work with clients to achieve maximum recovery and to learn new ways to compensate for lost skills.

For more information about the Institute for Adults Living with Communication Disabilities, visit www.kean.edu/~ialcd or contact Wendy Greenspan, MA, CCC-SLP, at 908-737-5811 or via e-mail at wgreensp@kean.edu.