Cost of shipping intervention materials to participants.
Speech therapy tools (communication board, books, wallet).
Intervention equipment required for sessions (speakers, microphones).
Cost of a speech therapy session for participants.
Cost to keep the communication bridge website running per month.
Creation of a new aphasia-friendly education program/materials for individuals with PPA, their families and friends. These materials will help increase awareness and understanding of PPA.
The current Communication Bridge web application includes more than 20 instructional, strategy, and educational videos, which can be viewed on-demand. New video content and revised videos are needed. The creation of aphasia-friendly web application videos support the intervention and provides the family with the ability to reinforce the content they learn during sessions. The video will be supported by closed-captioned text to support comprehension of the material.