Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults Content Development

Acknowledgements

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 Traumatic Brain Injury page.

  • Faith Akin, PhD, CCC-A
  • Carl Coelho, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Micaela Cornis-Pop, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • A. Tucker Gleason, PhD, CCC-A
  • Jerry Hoepner, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Kristin King, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Donald MacLennan, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Adele Proctor, ScD, CCC-SLP
  • Carole Roth-Abramson, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Kim Schairer, PhD CCC-A
  • Gloriajean Wallace, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Interprofessional Relationships of the ASHA and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA); the Ad Hoc Committee on Interprofessional Relationships Neuropsychology; and the Working Group on Cognitive-Communication Disorders of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 1, Language Learning and Education; and Division 2, Neurogenic Communication Disorders whose work was foundational to the development of this content.

The members of the Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Interprofessional Relationships of the ASHA and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) included ASHA representatives Pelagie Beeson, Susan Ellis Weismer, Audrey Holland, Susan Langmore, Lynn Maher, Mark Ylvisaker, and Diane Brown (ex officio). Alex F. Johnson served as monitoring vice president. APA representatives included Kenneth Adams, Sharon Brown, Jill Fischer, Robin Hanks, Doug Johnson-Greene, Sanford Pederson, Steven Putnam, and Joseph H. Ricker. 2006-07 members of the Joint Committee included Anastasia (Stacie) Raymer, Fofi Constantinidou, Wendy Ellmo, Lyn Turkstra, and Diane Paul (ex officio). APA representatives in 2006-07 included Angelle Sander, Risa Nakase-Richardson, Mary Kay Pavol, Tresa Roebuck Spencer, and Jeffrey Wertheimer. Brian B. Shulman served as monitoring vice president.

The members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Interprofessional Relationships Neuropsychology included Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi (chair), Brenda L. Adamovich, Craig W. Linebaugh, Richard K. Peach and Lynette Goldberg (ex officio). Ann Carey served as monitoring vice president. Representatives of the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40) of the American Psychological Association included Kenneth M. Adams, Linas Bieliauskas, Robert A. Bornstein, Gerald Goldstein, Byron P. Rourke.

The Working Group on Cognitive-Communication Disorders of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 1, Language Learning and Education; and Division 2, Neurogenic Communication Disorders included Leora Cherney, Ron Gillam, Mary Kennedy, Lynn M. Maher (chair), Dava Waltzman, Mark Ylvisaker, and Diane Paul (ex officio). Alex F. Johnson and Celia Hooper served as monitoring officers (vice presidents for speech-language pathology practices, 2000-2002 and 2003-2005, respectively.)

Citing Practice Portal Pages

The recommended citation for this Practice Portal page is:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.). Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults (Practice Portal). Retrieved month, day, year, from www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Traumatic-Brain-Injury-in-Adults/.

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