Balance System Disorders Content Development

Acknowledgments

Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject-matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject-matter experts who were involved in the development of the Balance System Disorders page.

  • Margot Beckerman, AuD, CCC-A
  • Robin Criter, AuD, CCC-A
  • Deanna Dye, PhD, PT
  • Tucker Gleason, PhD, CCC-A
  • Jaynee Handelsman, PhD, CCC-A
  • Julie Honaker, PhD, CCC-A
  • Kristen Janky, PhD, CCC-A
  • Devin McCaslin, PhD, CCC-A
  • Belinda Sinks, AuD, CCC-A
  • Christopher Zalewski, PhD, CCC-A

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Vestibular Rehabilitation, whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the committee were Nancy P. Garrus, Eric B. Hecker, Kenneth G. Henry, Susan Herdman (consultant), Neil T. Shepard (chair), Charles W. Stockwell, and Maureen E. Thompson (ex officio). Richard Nodar, ASHA vice president for professional practices in audiology (1998-2000), served as monitoring vice president.

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Advances in Clinical Practice, whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the committee were Donald E. Morgan (chair), Carol M. Frattali (ex officio), Zilpha T. Bosone, David G. Cyr, Deborah Hayes, Krzysztof Izdebski, Paul Kileny, Neil T. Shepard, Barbara C. Sonies, Jaclyn B. Spitzer, and Frank B. Wilson. Diane L. Eger, vice president for professional practices (1991-1993), and Teris K. Schery, vice president for clinical affairs (1988-1990), served as monitoring vice presidents.

Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for the Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Balance System Disorders (Practice Portal). Retrieved from www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Balance-System-Disorders/.

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