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Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

Martha Burns Instructor Bio:
Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for over 40 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, department of communication sciences and disorders, and has been a consultant to The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for 35 years. Dr. Burns is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has received honors from Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital Corporation, the American Speech Language Hearing Foundation and St. Xavier University.

Dr. Burns has authored 3 books and over 100 book chapters and articles. Doody’s Rating Service selected her book on the Right Hemisphere published through Aspen Press as one of the best health sciences books of 1997. In addition to that book, Dr. Burns is the author of a book on aphasia and the test Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition published by The Psychological Corporation.

Martha Burns's Continuing Education Courses

Update on Neuroscience Applications to Treatment of Cognitive Disorders

Update on Neuroscience Applications to Treatment of Cognitive Disorders

This course will review the current neuroscience on cognitive and communication disorders associated with traumatic head injury and early stage dementias. The course will stress clinical aspects of patient management. The focus of the second… Read Morearrow_right

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Neuroscience Updates for Right Hemisphere Stroke

Neuroscience Updates for Right Hemisphere Stroke

This course will review the current neuroscience on cognitive and communication disorders associated with focal right hemisphere lesions in adults. The clinical emphasis of the course will begin with a review of symptoms associated with… Read Morearrow_right

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Assessment and Treatment of Right Hemisphere Stroke Issues

Assessment and Treatment of Right Hemisphere Stroke Issues

This practical course will review and demonstrate currently available assessments for Right Hemisphere dysfunction in adults that are designed for use by SLP's and other allied health professionals. The course will then review and demonstrate… Read Morearrow_right

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