May 30 Research Wednesday

Intense or Not Intense: Challenges for Aphasia Therapy

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Location: 500 University, Room 444
Presenter: Elizabeth Rochon, PhD

Elizabeth Rochon is a Professor with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and a Senior Scientist and member of the Communication Research Team at Toronto Rehab. Dr. Rochon is also an Associate Member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery. Her research and teaching interests relate to the theory, assessment and treatment of aphasia, dementia and related disorders. Her current focus is in identifying the nature and components of linguistic and cognitive impairments subsequent to brain damage, and in developing new treatment approaches for language impairments in aphasia. In addition, she is interested in language processes in normal aging.