South Island Study Days

South Island Study Days

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Practical tips for improving communication with people with Aphasia - Webinar recording 14 June 2022

Speakers:  Chris Wyles, Aphasia NZ

Nicola Gibbons, University of Canterbury

 

·        How do you build rapport with a person with aphasia?

·        How can you support communication with a person aphasia?

·        What are the special needs of people with receptive aphasia?

·        Use of augmentative devices - any use?

 

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Gait Re-education - Webinar recording 29 March 2022

Speaker: Dan Harvey, Physiotherapist, Stroke Rehabilitation, SDHB

Organiser: Stroke Rehabilitation, Southern DHB

Webinar includes:

• Review of the neurophysiology of normal gait (simplified version).

• Discussion of a few key elements that can be targeted in all settings

• Discussion of the use of different aids and how that impacts gait pattern.

• Contrasting setting up gait to just be safe at home versus a pattern that will allow further improvement into the community.

 

Watch the recording here: