Module Description

This module provides SLP’s with sufficient information and strategies to be able to collaborate with students, parents, and educators in designing student support programs tailored to the learner’s needs after ABI. It includes a description of challenges after ABI, team perspectives, transition planning, evidence-based instructional methods and strategies.

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    CCCABI Module 9: Return to School

    • Welcome

    • Pre-Module Confidence Assessment

    • Pre-Module Quiz

    • Module Video

    • Module Materials Library

    • Post-Module Quiz

    • Post-Module Confidence Assessment

    • Module Evaluation

    • Module Evaluation Form

SLP’s/SLT’s who work with individuals with acquired brain injuries in all settings (acute to community) interested in cognitive and communication interventions. Focus is on adults and adolescents with some pediatric resources provided.

Sheila MacDonald M.Cl.Sc. SLP (C). For disclosure information, see the About CCCABI webpage.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of this module the participant will be able to: 

  1. Describe the cognitive-communication and other challenges faced by students with acquired brain injury.
  2. Collaborate with educators and parents to plan transition for return to school, accommodations, supports, and monitoring during academic pursuits. 
  3. Provide and recommend interventions for students that incorporate evidence-based instructional methods, cognitive-communication strategies for each aspect of learning and wholistic consideration of the student’s individual needs for supports.

Module Completion Requirements
To complete the module and receive a certificate the learner is required to complete the following: 100% of the module video, a pre-test, a post-test with 80% accuracy on 10 multiple-choice questions (may be taken multiple times), a pre-/post-confidence assessment with 3 confidence ratings, and a brief module evaluation. A clinician's self-evaluation checklist is also provided for your ongoing learning.

This program is offered for .10 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level, Professional Area

Time Ordered Agenda 

Topic Area 

Time Allotted 

Video Presentation 

1. Students with ABI & Collaboration with Parents & Educators 

20 mins 

2. General Academic Supports & Instruction Strategies 

10 mins

3. Listening Strategies 

10 mins 

4. Reading Strategies 

10 mins 

5. Writing Strategies 

10 mins

6. Thinking, Reasoning, Metacognitive Strategies 

15 mins 

7. Clinical Illustrations 


Total Video Presentation 

75 minutes 

Additional Instructional Materials 

1. Clinician’s Self-Evaluation Checklist 

Download & review at your convenience 

2. School Transitions Checklist 

Download & review at your convenience

3. Accommodations Master Checklist 

Download & review at your convenience

4.  Extensive Reference List 

Download & review at your convenience

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For Frequently Asked Questions, please see the FAQ page.