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Edmonton is home to potentially thousands of individuals affected by aphasia. No aphasia centre currently exists in Edmonton or the surrounding area. These centres can provide a stepping stone for People with Aphasia (PWA) to participate in their community. The purpose of this study was to...
Creating a Framework for the First Alberta Aphasia Camp: Literature Review, Interview Results, Logistical Research, and Insights from a Visit to the Aphasia Camp NorthwestDownload
This paper outlines the authors’ efforts in researching and laying the framework for the inaugural aphasia camp to be implemented in Alberta, the Alberta Aphasia Camp (ABAC). This includes a review of previous research discussing the benefits of non-traditional therapy for people living with...
The Alberta Aphasia Camp (ABAC) is a weekend retreat, providing recreational and therapeutic activities for people with aphasia and their caregivers. The camp was staffed by an interprofessional team and provided an opportunity for students to collaborate and apply classroom knowledge in a...
Background: In aphasia therapy, there has been a shift in focus from impairment-level intervention towards ones focusing on enhancing life participation. Within Canada and the United States there exist several weekend camps that provide examples of participation-level interventions for people...