The Clinic for Neurogenic Communication Disorders is a source for expert diagnosis and treatment of acquired neurogenic disorders in adults. These include acquired brain injuries such as stroke, traumatic brain injury or post-concussive syndrome as well as disorders of the brain such as Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Primary Progressive Aphasia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Diagnostic procedures include comprehensive assessment of:
- Language and cognition
- Motor control of the speech mechanism
- Behavioral and qualitative analysis of voice and resonance
Treatments offered are based on best practices, evidence-based practice and cutting-edge experimental protocols optimized for affecting positive outcomes in neurogenic communication disorders.
Examples of treatments and/or trials employed are:
- Treatment of Underlying Forms (TUF)
- Semantic Feature Analysis
- Treatment for Establishing Motor Program Organization (TEMPO)
- Life Participation Approaches in Aphasia