Wendy Silverman, M.S., CCC-SLP, joined the staff of the Saltzman Center as director of the Speech Language Hearing Clinic in January 2002. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Buffalo and a Master of Science from the University of Michigan. She was a staff speech language pathologist at United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County and the International Center for the Disabled (ICD), where she cultivated a special interest in neuro-rehabilitation. For more than a decade Professor Silverman was employed at Transitions of Long Island, a multidisciplinary neuro-rehabilitation center within the North-Shore-LIJ Health System as coordinator of speech language therapy services and case manager. While at Transitions, she diagnosed and treated individuals with acquired neurologic injuries, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, anoxia, encephalitis, mild head injury and other brain diseases. She has performed numerous administrative tasks designed to improve the quality of care for individuals with neurological disabilities. She has been a frequent guest lecturer at area universities and a presenter at state and national conferences.