The MGH Institute of Health Professions Aphasia Center
The MGH Institute of Health Professions Aphasia Center assists adults who have a language disorder caused by damage to the brain, usually from a stroke or brain injury, that can affect speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is part of the Speech, Language, and Literacy Center (SLLC) in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the MGH Institute's Boston campus.
Graduate students in the MGH Institute Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program provide diagnostic and therapy services to people with aphasia. The student clinicians are supervised by experienced faculty members in the MGH Institute Communication Sciences and Disorders department.
Clinical Faculty in the Aphasia Center
- Marjorie Nicholas, PhD, CCC-SLP, founder of the center, chair and professor in the department, who also teaches the course on aphasia and serves as clinical faculty in the center
- Rachel T. Pittmann, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS, coordinator and clinical faculty in the center
- Suzanne Pennington, MS, CCC-SLP, clinical faculty in the center
The Aphasia Center is located on the ground floor, in the new Dr. Charles A. and Ann Sanders IMPACT Practice Center in Two Constitution Wharf (2CW). See directions to and parking for 2CW.
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