Deana Lacy McQuitty

Deana Lacy McQuitty

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University , USA

Title Of Presentation :
A Preliminary Study: Communication Counseling for Caregivers of Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease

Biography

Dr. Deana Lacy McQuitty, CCC-SLP, an ASHA licensed speech-language pathologist has over 20 years of experience in the assessment and interventions processes of communication disorders across the life span. She has presented over 80 presentations at local, regional, state and national conferences.  She has clinical experience in such settings as early intervention, secondary education, skilled nursing facilities and the medical setting. Her current research interest includes increasing communication effectiveness and raising awareness or promoting the counseling process and its relationship to communication disorders across the lifespan of culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Her research is related to pedagogy in adult language disorders.