Ellen Hickey is an associate professor at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She received her doctorate in speech language pathology from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA in 2000. Dr. Hickey's teaching focuses on motor speech disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, and the treatment of cognitive and language disorders in adults.
Dr. Hickey's research focuses on topics in aphasia, dementia, traumatic brain injury, and communication and participation after brain trauma. She is a member of several ASHA special interest groups including Neurogenics and Neurophysiology, Gerontology, and Global Issues in Communication Disorders and Sciences.
In this course, Dr. Ellen Hickey addresses the need for functional assessment procedures for use with persons with dementia. The course starts out with a… read more
Translating assessment into effective intervention is essential for speech language pathologists working with persons experiencing dementia. In this course, Dr. Ellen Hickey describes resources for… read more
In addition to interventions involving memory cueing and learning strategies, strategies that incorporate the physical and social environment of persons experiencing dementia to improve outcomes… read more
How can speech language pathologists promote and maintain quality of life for patients entering the late stages of dementia? This course, with Dr. Ellen Hickey,… read more