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Interactive Events

We host a variety of events, from lectures to workshops. They are open to all and free! Join our dialogues about discourse.

Don’t forget to log your own hours for Certification Maintenance Hours (CMHs). We are also very happy to provide a letter confirming attendance at any of our virtual events. Details are provided by the host at each event.


For past events, please scroll down or see our YouTube Channel

Upcoming events

Past events


"Graph structure analysis of spontaneous speech production among bilingual and clinical populations"
Dr. Roxana Botezatu
Assistant Professor
University of Missouri
Date: Friday, November 10 at 1 pm Eastern Time
"Boy oh boy: Formulaic language usage across post-stroke aphasia subtypes and spontaneous language contexts."
Dr. Cathy Torrington Eaton
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Date: September 7, 2023 at 2pm Eastern Time
"Test-retest reliability of linguistic information from spoken discourse in persons with chronic aphasia."
Dr. Brielle C. Stark
Assistant Professor
Indiana University Bloomington
Date: June
 15, 2023 at 1pm Eastern Time
"Associations and Dissociations in the Cognitive and Neural Structure of Narrative Discourse."
Dr. Dan Mirman
Senior Lecturer
University of Edinburgh
Date: May 18, 2023 at 9am Eastern Time
"Circumlocution in naming as a predictor of communicative informativeness and efficiency in discourse"
Dr. Victoria Tilton-Bolowsky
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SCORE Lab,  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
YouTube Link


"The lived experience of communication recovery after TBI"
Dr. Elise Elbourn
Lecturer,  Speech Pathology
University of Sydney
YouTube Link
"Auditory-Perceptual Measurement of Discourse"
Marianne Casilio
Ph.D. Candidate,  Hearing and Speech Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
YouTube Link

Core Lexicon Analysis Workshop

Dr. Hana Kim (Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University) & Dr. Stephen Kintz (Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Little Rock)
Part I: YouTube Link
Part II: YouTube Link
"Let's Talk about Spanish Speakers with Aphasia"
Dr. Yina Quique, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Northwestern University. YouTube Link
Facilitating Group Discourse in Aphasia 

Jennifer Tetnowski, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, The University of Oklahoma, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.  YouTube Link

Spontaneous Speech Production as a Predictive Marker of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's and other Dementias

Rachel Ostrand, Ph.D., IBM Research, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA. Youtube Link


Main Concept Analysis Workshop

Hosted by Sarah Grace Dalton, PhD, Marquette University, and Jessica Richardson, PhD, University of New Mexico

“Defining real-world communication for aphasia rehabilitation”

Given by Dr. Willemijn Doedens, YouTube Link

“Introducing and exploring the possibilities of RHDBank (Right hemisphere disorder)”

Given by Dr. Jamila Minga, YouTube Link,

PDF of Jamboard/Discussion, PDF of Presentation

“Factor analysis of spontaneous speech in aphasia”

Given by Dr. Jean Gordon, YouTube Link, Slides

Designing the Collaborative Referencing Intervention: Theoretical framework, Clinical outcomes and Research considerations

Suma Devanga, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at Western Michigan University. YouTube Link

Determining the intra-rater, inter-rater, and test-retest reliability of two discourse measures in the spoken personal narratives of people with aphasia

Given by Carla Magdalani (nee Chynoweth), LUNA Clinical Assessor and SLT. Division of Language and Communication Science, City University of London, London, UK. YouTube Link

Situated Discourse Analysis Workshop

Hosted by Julie Hengst, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Speech and Hearing Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Part I, Understanding every day communicative interactions, Recorded Lecture, Materials for workshop

  • Part II, Designing rich communicative environments in support of therapeutic goals, Recorded Lecture, Materials for Workshop


"Narrative Production Characteristics in Bengali-English Bilinguals with Post-stroke Aphasia and Alzheimer’s Disease"

Given by Dr. Arpita Bose, YouTube Link


Given by Dr. Elise Elbourn, please email her for video link

“The relationship between executive functioning, spoken discourse, and life participation in aphasia”

Given by Dr. Manaswita Dutta, YouTube Link

“Quantitative Assessment of Meaningful Speech Production in Primary Progressive Aphasia”

Given by Dr. Jeanne Gallée, YouTube Link

“Conducting a Virtual Study with Special Considerations for Working with Persons with Aphasia”

Given by Dr. Brielle Stark, Anne Hittson (BA) and Ashleigh Doub (BA), YouTube Link

CLAN Workshop

Informal CLAN workshop hosted by Drs. Davida Fromm, Sarah Grace Dalton and Brielle Stark; YouTube Link, CLAN manual & download, CLAN screencasts

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