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School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - The University of Texas at Dallas

Diane Garst Walsh

 

Diane Garst Walsh


Clinical Lecturer

MS, The University of Texas at Dallas

Language Science, Speech Science

 

CR 1.530

972-883-3610 phone

diane.walsh@utdallas.edu email

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Diane Garst Walsh

 

Diane Garst Walsh completed her education in speech-language pathology at the University of New Mexico (BA, 2002) and The University of Texas at Dallas (MS, 2004). She worked in a variety of clinical settings and as a research coordinator studying speech production in apraxia of speech. In January 2009, she joined the clinical faculty at UT Dallas and currently teaches undergraduate courses and supervises graduate students working with adults with disabilities, dementia and neurogenic speech-language disorders. She is involved in clinical research for speech production and discourse processing in adults with neurogenic communication disorders.

 

Research Interests

 

  • Neurogenic language and speech motor disorders in adults
  • Discourse production in aphasia and right hemisphere dysfunction
  • Collective memory and identify in Holocaust survivors and American veterans of World War II

 

Recent Publications

 

Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Olea-Santos, T., Garst, D., Vernon, J., Mak, K, & Graham, K. (accepted). Production and comprehension in aphasia: Gains and pitfalls in using macrostructure tasks in Aesop's fables. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology.

 

Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Olea-Santos, T., Garst, D., Vernon, J. & McArthur, J. (in-press) Personal narratives in aphasia: Understanding narrative competence. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation.

 

McNeil, M., Katz, W., Fossett, T., Garst, D., Szuminsky, N., Carter, G., & Lim, K. (2010). Effects of on-line augmented kinematic and perceptual feedback on treatment of speech movement in apraxia of speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 62, 127-33.

 

Katz, W., McNeil, M. & Garst, D (2010). Treating apraxia of speech (AOS) with EMA-supplied visual augmented feedback. Aphasiology, 24, 826-837.