ONLINE LECTURE: Aphasia Rehabilitation & Recovery from Novel Therapy

Thursday, April 6th, 2pm EDT

Aphasia Rehabilitation & Recovery from Novel Therapy

Dr. Thomas Broussard, Jr., Stroke Survivor and Neuroeducator

Dr. Broussard is a neuroeducator, author and public speaker.  He formerly was the Associate Dean of Admissions & Career Services at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University from 2007 until his stroke in 2011.  He could not read, write or speak well due to his stroke.  It took years to get better and he wrote Stroke Diary, A Primer for Aphasia Therapy.  He has written a second volume, Stroke Diary, The Secret of Aphasia Therapy, published last September.  He will discuss the process of how he lost his language, how he got it back and what plasticity means to all of this.

The lecture will be held in Room #140, Discovery I, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208

This event will be catered!

To view the lecture online from your computer, tablet or smartphone, please register prior to the meeting time via

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8863157016104144129

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

C-STAR LECTURE SERIES

The Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery (C-STAR; http://cstar.sc.edu/lecture-series/) houses researchers who examine the effects of behavioral treatment, brain stimulation, and residual brain function (brain plasticity) on recovery from aphasia. C-STAR is a collaboration between researchers from the University of South Carolina, the Medical University of South Carolina, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of California, Irvine. The Center is funded through the National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD) grant #NIH P50 DC014664. Biweekly public lectures, given by members and guests of C-STAR, are accessible live and online. Recordings of the lectures can be viewed via C-STAR YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8p0CuG4He9nqCR4nnzhZ7w

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