Lauren Bislick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bislick is the director of the Aquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders (ANCD) Research Lab at UCF, and a research affiliate in the Aphasia Research Lab at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Her research primarily focuses on the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of acquired apraxia of speech, a motor speech disorder that typically results from left hemisphere stroke. Dr. Bislick’s long-term goal and current area of focus is the development of an effective treatment program for the rehabilitation of acquired apraxia of speech and the implementation of this treatment program into clinical practice.
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