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Ronald L. Bloom

Professor Emeritus of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences


PHD, 1990, CUNY Gr Sch & Univ Cnt; MA, 1977, Univ Maine Orono; BS, 1976, SUNY Coll Buffalo


Professor Ronald L. Bloom's research focuses on describing the characteristics of discourse in individuals with aphasia and right hemisphere disorders. Presently Dr. Bloom is examining how narrative discourse recovers in individuals with aphasia in response to intervention. He is also examining written expression and reading in individuals with acquired brain damage.

Research Interests:
Role of the right hemisphere in language
Discourse processes
Social and emotional aspects of brain damage
Language facilitation strategies for people with aphasia
Normal aging and language

Publications and Presentations

Teaching Interests

Aphasia and related disorders of the brain Right hemisphere communication disorders Research methods Motor speech disorders Brain and language

Research Interests

Principles of Evidence Based Practice Aphasia Discourse Pragmatics Rehabilitation of Adult Language Disorders
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