2023 SLP Posters

Faculty Advisor

Carmen Russell



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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


Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology


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Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


College of Education and Allied Health


Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Speech-Language Pathology

Publication Date

Spring 2023


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO

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Implementation of Life Participation Approach for Persons with Aphasia



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