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ANCDS Continuing Education Webinar: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in Collegiate Athletic Concussion Management: Looking Back and Pushing Forward
Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in Collegiate Athletic Concussion Management: Looking Back and Pushing Forward

Speaker: Kelly Knollman-Porter, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Live Broadcast: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 6:00 PM Central *UPDATED TIME*

Registration is closed.

For those unable to attend the live broadcast, an archived webinar will be made available shortly thereafter.


The purpose of this webinar is to illustrate through research and case examples procedures used by speech-language pathologists and a multidisciplinary team to manage the neurobehavioral and neurocognitive symptoms experienced by college athletes following mild-traumatic brain injury.  Elements for successful program development, implementation, and team collaboration will be discussed, along with the critical need for SLP involvement in student athlete education and support pre- and post-injury.

Learner outcomes:

By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss a case example highlighting the role of the speech language pathologist on the collegiate athletic concussion management team.
  • Describe improvements in the management of sport-induced concussion over the past 2 decades along with suggestions for future research and direction.


Kelly Knollman-Porter, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a Robert H. and Nancy J. Blayney Endowed Associate Professor and is Program Director for the Concussion Management Clinic in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Dr. Knollman-Porter also directs the Language and Cognition Lab where she conducts clinical research aimed at improving the quality of life for adults with cognitive and communication disorders following stroke, mild-traumatic brain injury, and dementia through the development of evidence-based patient-centered restorative and compensatory treatments.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Knollman-Porter enjoys providing students opportunities for engagement in real-world clinical activities and often mentors undergraduate and graduate students on research projects.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Knollman-Porter receives a salary from Miami University.

Non-Financial: Dr. Knollman-Porter has no relevant non-financial disclosures.


ANCDS Members: No charge!
Non-Members: $50


Intermediate Level

Live Webinar Attendees:

If you would like to receive credit for attending, please complete and submit the program evaluation form after the webinar by Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

Please note: CEU information is submitted to ASHA on a monthly basis.  Therefore, it may take 6-8 weeks for your course to show up on your ASHA CE transcript.  If it has been more than 8 weeks since you took a course and you have not seen your course posted, please contact [email protected].

Recorded Webinar:

The recorded version of this course will be available 8/24/2021 - 12/31/2021.