1/25/22: The SLP's Role in the Evaluation & Treatment of Primary Progressive Aphasia

Time:  January 25, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Central Daylight Time.

Note: If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be automatically enrolled in the on-demand version.  

Description: In this 90-minute webinar, the presenter will explain the clinical and pathophysiological characteristics of Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).  The presenter will explain the clinical and pathophysiological differences of the 3 types of PPA: Logopenic (PPA-L), Semantic (PPA-S) and Agrammatic/Non Fluent (PPA-G) The presenter will provide a review of the Life Participation Framework and its application to treating PPA.  The presenter will review current evidenced-based treatments for PPA including use of external communication aids, conversational scripting and personally relevant word training. The presenter will also discuss the importance of counseling, caregiver education and training in working with patients with Primary Progressive Aphasia.  Case Presentations will be utilized to provide salient treatment examples and allow course attendees opportunities to apply their knowledge.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe clinical and pathophysiological characteristics of PPA.
  • Differentiate clinical characteristics between the 3 subtypes of PPA.
  • State 3 evidenced based treatments for PPA.
  • Express 2 strategies to provide counseling and caregiver education in treatment of PPA.

Instructor: Kathryn T. Borio, M.S., CCC-SLP, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience:  Speech-Language Pathologists

Continuing Education Credits


Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


Kathryn T. Borio, M.S., CCC-SLP
Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended. 

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of a live webinar, please provide written notice by email or by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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