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Note: ASHA CEUs cannot be reported to ASHA unless your ASHA member number is included in your profile.

Meeting the communication needs of patients with communication disorders has created unique challenges for providers. Using principles of Communication Theory, this course presents case examples of medical interactions involving two patients, one with aphasia and one with dysarthria, and suggests some appropriate accommodations for each.


This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the Communication Accommodation Theory and how to use it to adapt communication styles.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

Explain how Communication Accommodation Theory guides health care providers to adapt their communication styles in order to communicate appropriately with patients with communication disorders

Price: $15.00


  • ASHA 0.15 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Levels, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD4171
Published: Oct/Dec 2017
Expires: 6/30/2020
Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Michael I. Burns, Carolyn Baylor, Brian J. Dudgeon, Helene Starks, Kathryn Yorkston
Specialties: Communication, Speech