presented by Martha Burns
Financial: Martha Burns receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. Publications by Martha Burns are referenced in this course.
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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for over 40 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, department of communication sciences and disorders, and has been a consultant to The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for 35 years. Dr. Burns is a Fellow of the American…Read full bio
Recognize and discuss historical view of right versus left hemisphere function. Recognize and discuss historical views of symptom complex associated with focal Right. Describe hemisphere lesions – disorders of the corporal and psychic self. Describe the cognitive communication perspective of focal right hemisphere damage. Review and demonstrate Elliot Ross’ Aprosodia classification system.
2. Neglect Disturbances
Identify patterns and characteristic of hemispatial neglect. Review and demonstrate assessment of hemispatial neglect. Review anatomy of neglect and causes of disorders of neglect
3. Cognitive-Linguistic Neuroscience of Right Hemisphere Review
Describe the Cognitive Communicative study of right hemisphere function. Describe research on Theory of Mind networks in the intact right hemisphere. Describe attentional and visual spatial processes in the intact right hemisphere. Describe the role of the intact right hemisphere in interpretation of actions.