Opinion leaders from around the nation gathered to share their experiences with the latest in intervention.
Kessler Foundation Convenes First National Aphasia Summit
July 8, 2010 WEST ORANGE, N.J.—Kessler Foundation, in association with Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (KIR), hosted the first national Aphasia Summit, entitled “Innovative Physiologic Treatments for Aphasia,” on Monday, June 21. The goal was to develop a plan of treatment for aphasia, encourage responsible innovation in rehabilitation, and develop a research agenda for this disabling complication of stroke.
Experts in the field of aphasia—physicians, researchers, psychologists and speech-language pathologists (S.L.P.)—gathered from around the country to share their