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- Explain the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) and how it relates to persons with aphasia and their caregivers.
- Discuss the significance of Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) and explain how it can be implemented in the community, as well as what resources are available for Persons with aphasia (PWA) and their caregivers.
- Perform activities that observe the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia.
Life Participation Approach to Aphasia, LPAA, Aphasia, Quality of life
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Cosma, Allison; Blodgett, Lauren; and Bozickovic, Monika Bozickovic, "Implementation of Life Participation Approach for Persons with Aphasia" (2023). 2023 SLP Posters. 15.
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