Rehab Rounds: Lyn Turkstra
Lyn Turkstra from the University of Wisconsin-Madison presents “Cognitive rehabilitation: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow“ on Thursday, June 9, 2011 from 12-1pm. This event takes place at the room 132 of the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 500 University Avenue.
Lyn Turkstra, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She studies the relation of cognition to communication, with a focus on social communication in adolescents and young adults with traumatic brain injury. Dr. Turkstra has published extensively on cognitive and communication function after TBI, and has worked clinically with survivors of TBI for 20 years. She is a member of the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Brain Injury and the ASHA Joint Committee on Interprofessional Relationships with Neuropsychology. She is board certified in neurologic communication disorders by the Academy of Neurological Communication Disorders and Sciences and served for 8 years on the ANCDS writing committee on Practice Guidelines for Cognitive-Communication Disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury. She is co-author of ‘Optimizing cognitive rehabilitation, effective instructional methods’ which is due for publication release this month.
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