Research Speech-Language Pathologist
Center for Aphasia Research & Treatment, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Edie M. Babbitt, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC–ANCDS, has worked as a Research Speech-Language Pathologist at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s (SRALab) Center for Aphasia Research & Treatment since 2000. She is a research assistant professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She also manages SRALab’s Intensive Aphasia Program. Her clinical and research interests include intensive aphasia treatment, neuroimaging, and computer-based treatments. In 2010, she received training to train others in Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia© (SCA) from the Aphasia Institute of Toronto. She instructs family members, volunteers, allied health clinical staff, residents, and students in the use of SCA techniques.