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Melinda Corwin Ph.D. CCC-SLP

Associate Professor

EDUCATION

1987 Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

1989 Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2006 Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development and Family Studies - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE

  • 1990 - current: Certificate of Clinical Competence, Member # 01076960-02; American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • 1990 - current: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, License # 14895; Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Intervention for aphasia and dementia
  • Language and cognitive processing abilities in various clinical populations

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Corwin, M., Mulsow, M., & Feng, D. (in press).  Perceived family resources based on number of members with ADHD.  Journal of Attention Disorders.

Corwin, M. (2011).  Efficacy of no-technology based augmentative and alternative communication approaches. In R. Koul (Ed.), Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for adults with aphasia.  United Kingdom:  Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Corwin, M. (2011).  Social validation of augmentative and alternative communication interventions in aphasia.  In R. Koul (Ed.), Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for adults with aphasia. United Kingdom:  Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Koul, R., & Corwin, M. (2011).  The process of evidence-based practice:  Informing augmentative and alternative communication clinical decisions for persons with aphasia.  In R. Koul (Ed.), Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for adults with aphasia. United Kingdom:  Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Koul, R. K., & Corwin, M. (2011).  Augmentative and alternative communication intervention for persons with chronic severe aphasia:  Bringing research to practice.  EBP Briefs, 6(2), 1-8. 

Petroi, D., & Corwin, M. (2009-2010).  Inferencing abilities of persons with left hemisphere damage and aphasia.  Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (TEJAS), 32, 61-72.

Corwin, M., Owen, D., & Perry, C. (2008).  Student service learning and dementia:  Bridging classroom and clinical experiences.  Journal of Allied Health. 37(4): 278E-295E.

Corwin, M. (2008). An attitude of gratitude. Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (TEJAS), 31, 78.

Koul, R. K., Corwin, M., Nigam, R., & Oetzel, S. (2008). Training individuals with chronic severe Broca's aphasia to produce sentences using graphic symbols:  Implications for AAC intervention. Journal of Assistive Technologies, 2:1, 23-34.

Corwin, M. (2007).  Charting our future course:  Evidence-Based practice around the world.  Texas Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (TEJAS), 30, 64-65.

Koul, R.K., Corwin, M., & Hayes, S. (2005). Production of graphic symbols sentences by individuals with aphasia: Efficacy of a computer-based augmentative and alternative communication intervention, Brain and Language, 92: 58-77.

Corwin, M., Kanitkar, K, Swebach, A., & Mulsow, M. (2005).  Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder.  In T. P. Gullotta & G. R. Adams (Eds.), Handbook of adolescent behavioral problems: Evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment .  (pp. 159-183).  New York: Springer.

Koul, R.K., & Corwin, M. (2003). Efficacy of augmentative and alternative communication intervention in individuals with chronic severe aphasia. In R.W. Schlosser (Ed.), The efficacy of augmentative and alternative communication: Toward evidence-based practice. (pp. 449-470). New York: Academic Press.

Corwin, M. & Koul, R. (2003). Augmentative and alternative communication intervention for individuals with chronic severe aphasia: An evidence-based practice process illustration. ASHA AAC Special Interest Division 12 Publication, pp. 11-15.

Schmitt, M., Paschall, D., Sancibrian, S., Corwin, M., & Walker, C. (2000). Are we really testing auditory aspects of CAPD? Texas Journal of Audiology & Speech Pathology (TEJAS), 24, 24-29.

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