Understanding Right Hemisphere Brain Damage (RHBD)

Presented by: Hillary Cooper, M.A., CCC-SLP

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Describe cognitive and language characteristics that are common in individuals with right hemisphere brain damage (RHBD)
  • Name evidence-based and theoretical treatment approaches for individuals with RHBD
  • Identify functional treatment activities appropriate for individuals with RHBD



  • 0-5 Minutes: Introduction
  • 5-10 Minutes: Brief History of RHBD
  • 10-15 Minutes: Differential Diagnosis
  • 15-20 Minutes: Symptoms Associated with RHBD
  • 20-55 Mintes: Treatment Strategies, Activities, & Goals
  • 55-60 Minutes: Summary and Q&A

ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This program is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area)

Speaker Information

Hillary Cooper, M.A., CCC-SLP graduated with her Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Houston in 2011. During her time at the University of Houston, she had the privilege of being the first UH COMD undergraduate to complete a Senior Honor’s Thesis under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Blake and Dr. Martha Dunkelberger and working as Dr. Blake’s research assistant. Upon graduation, Hillary moved to Louisiana, where she has had extensive clinical experience with adults in skilled nursing, outpatient, acute care, and home health. Hillary is a strong advocate for continuing education and has earned two ASHA ACE awards. She is also a member of the Dysphagia Research Society and ASHA SIG-13. She owns and operates Speech Therapy Services of North Louisiana, LLC which contracts with multiple private practice therapy locations to provide outpatient and home health speech therapy services. She is also the owner of North Louisiana Swallow Solutions which is the only Mobile FEES service in North Louisiana. Previously, Hillary has presented at the Louisiana Speech-Language Hearing Association (LSHA) convention and has guest lectured to graduate students at Stephen F. Austin University and University of Louisiana Monroe. She has also been a guest on the Swallow Your Pride Podcast.

Disclosure Statements: Financial— Receives payment from Mobile Dysphagia Diagnostics for this presentation. Owner, director, and full-time employee of Speech Therapy Services of North Louisiana, LLC.: receives salary

Nonfinancial— Former Research Assistant for Dr. Margaret Blake (University of Houston)

Additional Info and FAQ:

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?  

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be emailed to you seperately. Once completed, we will email you a certificate of completion within 48 hours.

If you’d like to earn ASHA CEUs for the presentation, we can report your completion to ASHA. ASHA CEUs are awarded to those that meet eligibility criteria by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the ASHA CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@mobiledysphagiadiagnostics.com

Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@mobiledysphagiadiagnostics.com

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