SAC Webinar: An Update on Evidence-Based Approaches to Assessing Acquired Language Disorders Across the Continuum of Care

Laura L. Murray, PhD, S-LP(C)
June 16 2021
Speech-Language Pathology
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Registration deadline is June 16, 2021 - 11:30 a.m. (ET)

June 16, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (ET)

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Pacific Time 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Time 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Central Time 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Eastern Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Atlantic Time 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Newfoundland Time 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.



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*All registered participants must be SAC members/associates



Cancellation Policy: Because we have limited spaces available for participants, if you are unable to attend the webinar you registered for, please contact Bev Cooper at as soon as possible.



Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists, speech-language pathology assistant, Students 

This session pertains to: Adult (18-64), Seniors (65+)

Level: Intermediate (Assumes that the participant has general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)



This presentation is situated in the context of a brief, evidence-based overview of recent theories and applied approaches to understanding and managing acquired language disorders in a variety of healthcare settings. This presentation will critically review newly developed assessment procedures for quantifying and qualifying linguistic symptoms and concomitant extra-linguistic disorders in adults with aphasia or other acquired language disorders.

Learning Objectives: 

With respect to acquired language disorders, participants will be able to:

1. Identify recently developed standardized tests and informal procedures for assessing language abilities. 
2. Identify recently developed standardized tests and informal procedures for assessing extra-linguistic symptoms that commonly co-occur with acquired language disorders



This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).


Presenter Biography

Laura L. Murray, PhD, S-LP(C)

Dr. Laura Murray is the Director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western University, where she also serves as a professor. Dr. Murray teaches courses on aging and neurogenic communication disorders. Her research interests include examining how cognitive deficits interact with language abilities in aphasia, right hemisphere disorders and progressive neurological diseases.


Accessing the Webinar

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Note about internet: We suggest you DO NOT use a Wi-Fi connection to view the webinar as it can be unreliable and you may lose connectivity during the presentation.


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