Carolyn Perry, Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Texas Tech University, has conducted ongoing research communication techniques that help individuals with Dementia and Aphasia communicate more effectively. Also training clinicians and families to use these communication strategies.
Andi Cooley is our guest. Andi is a nurse at the University Medical Center. Prior to her work at UMC, Andi was a truck driver. She shares her stories of both occupations including her participation in “Trucker Buddy”!
Dr. James Dembowski associate professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center discusses the aspects of Aphasia (stroke) and ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain.