Faith Matters

Faith Matters conversation with Carolyn Perry

Nov 19, 2014

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.

Judith Keller retired Professor of Speech Language Pathology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  Judith discusses keeping and continuing to develop our Cognitive Skills.

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”!

Professor Jennifer Dabbs, Associate Professor of Sociology at Lubbock Christian University discusses suicide and suicide identifying marks.

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.