Downers Grove, Illinois – United States
Christina M. del Toro, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is co-chair of the Aphasia and Other Communication Disorders Task Force of the ACRM Stroke ISIG and an Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology at Midwestern University. She teaches courses on aphasia, research methods, and evidence-based practice. She mentors graduate speech-language pathology student research through theses. She regularly guest lectures within the College of Health Sciences on speech-language pathology, aphasia and related adult neurogenic language impairments. Dr. del Toro's research currently has two aims: 1) Investigating characteristics of nouns and verbs which facilitate word recall in persons with aphasia and 2) Identifying effective methods for educating people with aphasia and their caregivers on the disorder.
Tuesday, November 5
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM