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Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia workshop (SCA™)

Publisert: 11/02/18 oppdatert: 11/02/18

Kurs og workshop i støttet samtale med voksne och personer med afasi. Kurset finner sted i Helsinki og varer i tre dager 13-15/6-2018. Åpne dokumentene nedenfor for mer information om arrangementet. All informasjon er på engelsk.

SCA training

Aphasia institute who we are

Three day SCA training - program


The SCA™ method has been developed by the Aphasia Institute (Toronto, Canada) to support
the participation of people with aphasia in discussions. The core of SCA is to reveal and
acknowledge the competence of people with communication barriers like aphasia. It ensures
the accurate exchange of information, opinions and feelings.
The SCA™ workshop is organized for the first time in Nordic countries. The trainers come from the
Aphasia Institute. After completing the workshop, SLPs will receive a Certificate of Attendance
and be permitted to run “Introduction to SCA™” workshops for interprofessional healthcare
teams. The workshop is aimed for Nordic speech and language therapists. The workshop is held
in English but conversation practice with clients is in Finnish or Swedish.


Time Wed 13.6- Fri 15.6.2018
Place Validia Kuntoutus Helsinki
Nordenskiöldinkatu 18 B, 00250 Helsinki


Trainers Lee-Ann Kant (M.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO)
Robbyn Draimin (M.CI.Sc., M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO)


Organizer Validia Kuntoutus Helsinki
Targetgroup Speech and language therapist


Registeration fee 1500€


Including workshop materials and lunch+ coffee (in every workshop day). Materials are
given in workshops.


Registeration Registeration is send by email: and it is binding.
Last day for registeration is 31.3.2018. Submit in registeration your address for payment
and if you have a speciel diet. You will receive confirmation of registeration by email.

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Space is limited (max.22 participant). Workshop will be cancelled if there is less than 18
registerations.