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

Martha S. Burns Instructor Bio:

Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech-language pathologist in the Chicago area for more than 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 three books and more than 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, as well as Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition, published by The Psychological Corporation.

Martha S. 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…

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Interdisciplinary Management: Right-Hemisphere Stroke (Part 1)

Interdisciplinary Management: Right-Hemisphere Stroke (Part 1)

Video Runtime: 80 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 31 Minutes

The course is a review and update on new neuroscience and applicable cognitive-communication research for addressing impairments associated with right-hemisphere… Read Morearrow_right

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Interdisciplinary Management: Right-Hemisphere Stroke (Part 2)

Interdisciplinary Management: Right-Hemisphere Stroke (Part 2)

Video Runtime: 68 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 32 Minutes

This course will update clinicians on application of new neuroscience for interdisciplinary management of cognitive and communication issues associated with… Read Morearrow_right

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The Adolescent Brain: Applications for Clinical Management (Part 1)

The Adolescent Brain: Applications for Clinical Management (Part 1)

Video Runtime: 48 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 24 Minutes

This two-part course will review new research and provide practical information on new approaches for working with adolescents. The focus of Part 1 will be… Read Morearrow_right

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The Adolescent Brain: Applications for Clinical Management (Part 2)

The Adolescent Brain: Applications for Clinical Management (Part 2)

Video Runtime: 39 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 21 Minutes

This two-part course will apply new research on brain organization and maturation in adolescents to intervention approaches. The focus of Part 2 will be application… Read Morearrow_right

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