Evidence Based Practice Published Articles

Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

Practice Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury

OʼNeil-Pirozzi, T. M., M. R. Kennedy, and M. M. Sohlberg. (2015). “Evidence-Based Practice for the Use of Internal Strategies as a Memory Compensation Technique After Brain Injury: A Systematic Review.” The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Kennedy, M.R.T. (2013). Evidence-based practice and cognitive rehabilitation therapy. In S. McDonald, L. Togher and C. Code (Eds.), pp. 282-306, Social and communication disorders following traumatic brain injury: Second edition. Psychology Press: New York.

Constantinidou, F. & Kennedy, M.R.T (2011). Traumatic Brain Injury. In I. Papathanasiou, P. Coppens, & C. Potagas (Eds.), pp. 365-396, Aphasia and Related Disorders. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Sohlberg, M.M. & Kennedy, M.R.T. (2009). Evidence-based practice: Reminders and updates for clinicians who treat cognitive-communication disorders after brain injury. Brain Injury Professional, 6(2): 10-14.

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M. M., & Avery, J. (2005). Practice guidelines for standardized assessment for persons with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 13(2). PDF

Ylvisaker,M., Turkstra, L., Coelho, C., Yorkston, K.,Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M, Avery, J. Brain Injury, July 2007 Behavioural interventions for children and adults with behaviour disorders after TBI: A systematic review of the evidence; 21(8): 769–805 PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T., & Tursktra, L. Group intervention studies in the cognitive rehabilitation of individuals with traumatic brain injury: Challenges faced by researchers. Neuropsychology Review. 2006, 16 (4), 151-159. PDF

Sohlberg, M. M., Kennedy, M. R. T., Avery, J., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., & Yorkston, K. (2007). Evidence based practice for the use of external aids as a memory rehabilitation technique. Journal of Medical Speech Pathology, 15 (1). PDF

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C. (2005). The use of standardized tests for individuals with cognitive-communication disorders. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):215-22 PDF

Coelho, C., Ylvisaker, M., & Turkstra, L. (2005). Nonstandardized assessment approaches for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):223-41 PDF

Ylvisaker, M., Turkstra, L., & Coelho, C. (2005) Behavioral and social interventions for individuals with traumatic brain injury: a summary of the research with clinical implications. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):256-67. PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T. & Coelho, C. (2005). Self-regulation after traumatic brain injury: A framework for intervention of memory and problem solving. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26,242-255. PDF

Sohlberg, M.M., Ehlardt, L., & Kennedy, M. (2005). Instructional techniques in cognitive rehabilitation: A preliminary report. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26, 268-279. PDF

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M. M., & Avery, J. (2005). Practice guidelines for standardized assessment for persons with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 13(2).PDF

Sohlberg, M., Avery, J., Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Ylvisaker, M., Turkstra, L., & Yorkston, K.  (2003). Practice guidelines for direct attention training. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 11, 3, xix-xxxix. PDF

Kennedy, M. R., Avery, J., Coelho, C., Sohlberg, M., Turkstra, L., & Ylvisaker, M. (2002). Evidence-based practice guidelines for cognitive-communication disorders after traumatic brain injury: Initial committee report. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10(2), ix-xiii. PDF

Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M., Turkstra, M., Avery, J., & Yorkston, K. (2002). Reflections on evidence-based practice and rational clinical decision making. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10(3), xxv-xxxiii. PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Sohlberg, M. M., Yorkston, K., Chiou, H. H. & Kan, P. F. Intervention for executive functions after traumatic brain injury: A systematic review, meta-analysis and clinical recommendations. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 2008, 18 (3), 257-299.  PDF

Table of Evidence for Kennedy et al, (2008). PDF

Ehlardt, L., Sohlberg, M. M., Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., & Yorkston, K. Evidence-based Practice Guidelines for Instructing Individuals with Acquired Memory Impairments: What Have We Learned in the Past 20 Years? Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 2008, 18 (3), 300-342. PDF

 

Research from the NeuroCognitive Communication Lab (NCCL)

Dr. Mary Kennedy, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Mary Kennedy, Ph.D., CCC-SLP runs the NCCL, where her research is focused on understanding and managing the cognitive and language problems of individuals who have sustained a brain injury.