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Aphasia

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Aphasia

Overview

In the UK there are currently over 370,000 people living with the language disorder aphasia. Usually an acquired disability, it can affect a person’s communication either partially or severely, by impairing their ability to understand language, express it, or both. This insightful course provides an overview of aphasia, explaining what causes it, how it is managed and treated, and how to best to communicate and care for someone who is experiencing it.

Audience

This course is informative for anyone wanting an overview of the language disorder aphasia, or it’s partial form dysphasia. It is also useful for those requiring refresher learning on the area. This includes:

• Social workers and their managers
• Health care workers and their managers
• Care home staff
• Charity volunteers and social club volunteers
• Families and friends of those affected by aphasia/dysphasia

About this course

The course is split into two modules:

• What is aphasia
• Managing and treating aphasia

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

• What aphasia and dysphasia are
• The features, symptoms, and different subtypes
• The causes of aphasia
• How it feels to have aphasia
• The effects on mental wellbeing, and on family and friends
• How a diagnosis is made
• Prognosis, and what everyday life is like for a patient
• The treatments available, including speech and language therapy
• The best ways to communicate with someone who has aphasia

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is aphasia?; Getting the message in and out; Myths; Expressive (Broca’s) Aphasia – the message out; Expressive (Wernicke’s) Aphasia – the message in; Global Aphasia; Sub-types; The brain; Cause; How does it feel?; Mental wellbeing; Effects on friends and family; The outlook; Prognosis; How is it diagnosed?; Post-diagnosis; Core values; Living with aphasia – accessible information standard; Working with aphasia; Speech and language therapy; Other therapies; Communication groups; Help with communication; Tips for communication; Prevention

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Aphasia Certificate

Aphasia Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Aphasia

Overview

In the UK there are currently over 370,000 people living with the language disorder aphasia. Usually an acquired disability, it can affect a person’s communication either partially or severely, by impairing their ability to understand language, express it, or both. This insightful course provides an overview of aphasia, explaining what causes it, how it is managed and treated, and how to best to communicate and care for someone who is experiencing it.

Audience

This course is informative for anyone wanting an overview of the language disorder aphasia, or it’s partial form dysphasia. It is also useful for those requiring refresher learning on the area. This includes:

• Social workers and their managers
• Health care workers and their managers
• Care home staff
• Charity volunteers and social club volunteers
• Families and friends of those affected by aphasia/dysphasia

About this course

The course is split into two modules:

• What is aphasia
• Managing and treating aphasia

Objectives

In this course you will learn:

• What aphasia and dysphasia are
• The features, symptoms, and different subtypes
• The causes of aphasia
• How it feels to have aphasia
• The effects on mental wellbeing, and on family and friends
• How a diagnosis is made
• Prognosis, and what everyday life is like for a patient
• The treatments available, including speech and language therapy
• The best ways to communicate with someone who has aphasia

Content

Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:

What is aphasia?; Getting the message in and out; Myths; Expressive (Broca’s) Aphasia – the message out; Expressive (Wernicke’s) Aphasia – the message in; Global Aphasia; Sub-types; The brain; Cause; How does it feel?; Mental wellbeing; Effects on friends and family; The outlook; Prognosis; How is it diagnosed?; Post-diagnosis; Core values; Living with aphasia – accessible information standard; Working with aphasia; Speech and language therapy; Other therapies; Communication groups; Help with communication; Tips for communication; Prevention

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Aphasia Certificate

Aphasia Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

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