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The following is a collection of literature (not all-inclusive) that we compiled to support evidenced-based speech therapy activities: 


Bourgeois, M. (2007) Memory Books and Other Graphic Cuing Systems: Practical Communication and Memory Aids for Adults with Dementia. Health Professions Press.


Brush, J., & Camp, C.J. (1998a). Spaced retrieval during dysphagia therapy: A case study. Clinical Gerontologist, 19(2), 96-99.


Camp, C.J., Foss, J.W., O’Hanlon, A.M., & Stevens, A.B. (1995). Memory Interventions for persons with dementia. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 9, 374. 1-18.


Cicerone, K.D., Langenbahn, D.M., Braden, C., Malec, J.F., Kalmar, K., Fraas, M., …Ashman, T. (2011). Evidenced-based cognitive rehabilitation: Updated review of the literature from 2003 through 2008. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92, 519-530. 


Constantinidou, F., Werthmeier, J., Tsanadis, J., Evans, C., & Paul, D. (2012). Assessment of executive functioning in brain injury: Collaboration between speech-language pathology and neuropsychology for an integrative neuropsychological perspective. Brain Injury, 26(13-14), 1549-1563.


Dutton R. Clinical Reasoning in Physical Disabilities. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins; 1995.


Ehlardt, L.A., et al. (2008). Evidenced-based practice guideline for instructing individuals with neurogenic memory impairments: What have we learned in the past 20 years? Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 18(3), 300-342. 


Fraley C. Psychosocial Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation. In Stroke Rehabilitation - A Functional-Based Approach by Glen Gillen and Ann Burkhard, Mosby, St. Louis, MO, 1998. 


Gillen G, Burkhardt A. Stroke Rehabilitation - A Function Based Approach. American Occupational Therapy Association, Bethesda, MD., 1998. 


Jean, L., Bergeron, M., Thivierge, S. & Simard, M. (2010). Cognitive intervention programs for individuals with mild cognitive impairment: Systematic review of the literature. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18(4), 281-296.


Landers SJ. Trials of treating the elderly: Determining drug safety and effectiveness. AMNews. Sept 17, 2007. Available at


Lewis C, McNerney T. The Functional Tool Box - Clinical Measures of Functional Outcomes. McLean, VA: Learn Publications, 1997. (800-762-0991)


Li, Huijie, Juan Li, Nanxin Li, Bing Li, Pengyun Wang, and Ting Zhou. “Cognitive intervention for persons with mild cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis”. Ageing Research Reviews 10 (2011): 285-296.


Mahendra, N., Bayles, K., Harris, F. (2005). Effect of presentation modality on immediate and delayed recall in individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 14(2), 144-155. 


Mozeiko, J., Le, K., Coelho, C., Krueger, F., & Grafman, J. (2011). The relationship of story grammar and executive function following TBI. Aphasiology, 25(6-7), 826-835.


Murray MD, Callahan CM. Improving Medication Use for Older Adults: An Integrated Research Agenda. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2003 Sept;139(5):425-429.


National Council on Patient Education and Information. (2007). Tips you can use. Medication Use Safety Training for Seniors. Retrieved from:


Sohlberg, M. M. & Turkstra, L.S. (2011). Optimizing cognitive rehabilitation: Effective instructional methods. New York: Guilford Press. 


Spikman, J., Boelen, D., Lamberts, K., Brouwer, W., & Fasotti, L. (2009). Effects of a multifaceted treatment program for executive dysfunction after acquired brain injury on indications of executive functioning in daily life. JINS, 16, 118-129.


Willis, S. L., Tennstedt, S. L., Marsiske, M., Ball, K., Elias, J., Koepke, K.M., …Group, A.S. (2006). Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults. JAMA: The journal of the American Medical Association, 296(23), 2805-2814.


Wilson IR, Schoen C, Neuman P, Strollo MK, et al. “Physician-Patient Communication About Prescription Medication Nonadherence: A 50-State Study of America’s Seniors.” JGIM. 2007 Jan;22(1):6-12.