Neina Ferguson Ph.D.



CDIS 5290 Advanced Adult Neurological Cognitive Communication Disorders

CDIS 5045 Dysphagia

CDIS 5275 Dysphagia Lab

CDIS 5040 Adult Language DisordersCDIS 4000 Communication Sciences and Disorders

Clinical Interests

Aphasia rehabilitation

Feeding and swallowing distress in preterm and term infants

Dysphagia in adults with tracheostomy tubes

Research Interests

Assessment approaches for detecting aspiration in preterm infants using the Syanctive Theory as a guide

Gestural approaches for word retrieval in persons with non-fluent aphasia

Pedagogical approaches for training clinical judgment skills in dysphagia assessment

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Curriculum Vitae






Assistant Professor
Department of ASLP

East Tennessee State University
253 Lamb Hall
PO Box 70643
Johnson City, TN 37614
Office: (423) 439-4712
Fas: (423) 439-4607