Clinic for Neurogenic Communication Disorders

The Clinic for Neurogenic Communication Disorders (CNCD) 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