Tennessee Association of Audiologists
and Speech-Language Pathologists

TAASLP Convention 2016: Adult/Medical SLP Track

Featured Sessions – Thursday, October 20th
Michael de Riesthal, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Director of Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute.  His clinical interests include the management of neurologic speech, language, and cognitive disorders.  Dr. de Riesthal teaches courses on the management of aphasia, motor speech disorders, and traumatic brain injury at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  He has published papers and book chapters on the topics of aphasia, progressive language disorders, and motor speech disorders, and has presented scholarly papers in the area of neurologic communication disorders throughout the United States.  
Michael de Riesthal, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Video Coverage: http://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/aap/42502
Dr. de Riesthal will discuss the following topics during two, 2-hour sessions, to be offered on Thursday, October 20th:
Conceptualizing Goal Writing in Aphasia – This discussion will feature an introduction to Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM) in addition to a review of models for collaborative goal development, challenges to implementation, applicable examples, and implementation of goal frameworks.
Returning to Learning Following Concussion - This talk will include an overview of concussions (including an introduction, definitions, demographics, incidence & prevalence), the recovery process following concussion, management of the complex patient, and the role of the speech-language pathologist.

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