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Textbook: Cognitive Communication Disorders of MCI and Dementia - Definition, Assessment, and Clinical Management

Textbook: Cognitive Communication Disorders of MCI and Dementia - Definition, Assessment, and Clinical Management
Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, Kathryn A. Bayles, PhD, ASHA Fellow, Cheryl Tomoeda, MS, CCC-SLP
May 20, 2024

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kim mccullough

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor and the Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program Director at Appalachian State University. Kim is a certified speech-language pathologist with clinical expertise in providing services to individuals with neurogenic communication disorders. Kim’s clinical activities and research focus on aging, mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and interventions for sustaining brain function. Kim has worked with community partners for over two decades to provide multi-component cognitive wellness programs for older adults with concerns about changes in memory and thinking as well as with those who have a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment or dementia.

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Kathryn A. Bayles, PhD, ASHA Fellow

Kathryn A. Bayles, PhD, is an internationally known expert on the cognitive-communicative disorders associated with aging and dementia-producing diseases.   Her pioneering research received funding from the National Institutes on Aging, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the Alzheimer’s Association, the Robert Woods Johnson Association, and the Andrus Foundation.  Dr. Bayles is a Past President of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, and an Honors recipient and Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.


cheryl tomoeda

Cheryl Tomoeda, MS, CCC-SLP

Cheryl Tomoeda, MS, CCC-SLP, is the Director of Development for the University of Arizona College of Science after a 22-year career in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences as a research collaborator with Dr. Kathryn Bayles.  Together they developed the Arizona Battery for Cognitive-Communication Disorders and the Functional Linguistic Communication Inventory and produced 67 TELEROUNDS of continuing education videoconferences. 

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