ANCDS Podcasts

ANCDS offers a podcast series on the most interesting new topics in neurologic communication disorders. You can view the podcasts here, download the audio files, or subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud, or Stitcher.

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Ep. 9 - An Interview with Julie Wambaugh - Apraxia of Speech

Speaker: Dr. Julie Wambaugh, Ph.D., CCC/SLP
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Utah 

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Strand, E. A., Duffy, J. R., Clark, H. M., & Josephs, K. (2014). The apraxia of speech rating scale: a tool for diagnosis and description of apraxia of speech. Journal of Communication Disorders, 51, 43-50. 
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Ballard, K. J., Azizi, L., Duffy, J. R., McNeil, M. R., Halaki, M., O’Dwyer, N., . . . Robin, D. A. (2016). A predictive model for diagnosing stroke-related apraxia of speech. Neuropsychologia, 81, 129-139. 
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Ep. 8 - An Interview with Natalie Douglas: Evidence Based Practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Speaker: Dr. Natalie Douglas, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology
Central Michigan University

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Spaced Retrieval Step by Step: An Evidence-Based Memory Intervention -

Ep. 7 - An Interview with Rebecca Lewthwaite: Motivation Attention and Motor Learning

Speaker: Rebecca Lewthwaite
Director of Rehabilitation Outcomes Management and Director of Research and Education in Physical Therapy
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles


Ep. 6 - ANCDS Board Certification Discussion

Speaker: Kathryn Atkinson (SLP, Clinical Supervisor, Central Michigan University), Edna Babbitt (Research SLP, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), and Gail Ramsberger (Associate Professor, University of Colorado-Boulder).


Ep. 5 - An Interview with Shirley Morganstein: Reflections on Relational Practice

Speaker: Shirley Morganstein 
Adjunct Professor
New York University


Ep. 4 - Treatment of Aphasia in Persons with Primary Progressive Aphasia

Speaker: Maya Henry
Assistant Professor
University of Texas, Austin


Ep. 3 - An Interview With Leanne Togher: speechBITE and Challenges to Evidence-Based Practice

Speaker: Professor Leanne Togher
Speech Pathologist and Researcher
The University of Sydney, Australia


Ep. 2 - An Interview With Felicity Bright: The Patient’s Engagement and Experience with You, the Speech Pathologist

Speaker: Felicity Bright, BSLT(Hons), MSLT(Hons)
Speech and Language Pathology, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Science
Auckland University of Technology


Ep. 1 - Interview with Dr. Julius Fridriksson: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and the Treatment of Persons with Aphasia

Speaker: Julius Fridriksson, Ph.D.
Professor, Director, Aphasia Laboratory
University of South Carolina, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 
Arnold School of Public Health