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2013 ISHA Convention Preview - Kara Kozub O'Dell

03/15/2013 12:24 PM | Anonymous

Back by popular demand!

In the spotlight:

Kara Kozub O’Dell, MA, CCC-SLP, BIS

Allied Health Manager,
Neuro-Recovery Unit,

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Abstract: Deficits in cognition result in decreased efficiency and effectiveness of communication. Cognitive communication deficits can have a significant impact on participation in society, but may go unassessed and untreated. Research evidence illustrates improvement of deficits and participation in society following speech language services when certain instructional techniques are employed. This presentation will review current assessment and intervention techniques for individuals with cognitive communication deficits following acquired brain injuries. Specifically, awareness, attention, memory and executive functions will be discussed, with a focus on assessment and instructional strategies to manage these deficits and improve participation in society.


Kara O’Dell is speaking at the 2013 ISHA convention

On Thursday, April 4 from 1:30-3 and 3:30-5 p.m.


Nurturing Strong Roots and Cultivating New Growth

April 4 -6, 2013 ~ Indy Marriott East

To support and empower members to provide the highest quality, life changing communication, swallowing and hearing services to the people of the State of Indiana.

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