A Complete, Up-to-Date Compilation of Professional Works by Nancy Helm-Estabrooks

Published resources for aphasia and related communication disorders.

Journal Articles and Links, Where Available

 Several published articles are linked to sites that provide an abstract or, in some cases, the entire article.  Many do not have links but are provided in the event the content may be pertinent to your specific interest.  In such cases, please contact me and I may be able to provide you with a copy.

 

APHASIA AND RELATED DISORDERS

Haley, K.L., Womack, J., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Lovette, B., Goff, R., (2013).  Supporting autonomy for people with aphasia: Use of the Life Interests and Values (LIV) Cards. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 20 (1):22-35.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23340068

Martin, G.E., Roberts, J.E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Sideris, J., Vanderbilt, J., & Moskowitz, L.(2012). Perseveration in the connected speech of boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117(5), 384-399.

(2012). Perseveration in the connected speech of boys with fragile X syndrome with and
without autism spectrum disorder. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental

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Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Whiteside, J. (2012). Use of Life Interests and Values (LIV)Cards for Self-Determination of Aphasia Rehabilitation Goals. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders. Vol. 22, 1: 6-11. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/nnsld22.1.6

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treating Attention to Improve Auditory Comprehension Deficits Associated With Aphasia. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 21, 64-71, June, 2011. https://pubs.asha.org/doi/10.1044/nnsld21.2.64

 

Nicholas, M., Sinotte, MP, Helm-Estabrooks, N. (2011),   C-Speak Aphasia Alternative Communication Program for People with Severe Aphasia: Importance of Executive Functioning and Semantic Knowledge. Journal of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 21: 3, 322-366. http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm/record/21506045/full_citation/C_Speak_Aphasia_

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Haley, K.L., Roth, H.L., Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Thiessen, A. (2010). Foreign accent syndrome due to conversion disorder: Phonetic analyses and clinical courseJournal of  Neurolinguistics, 23; 28-43. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Foreign-accent-syndrome-due-to-conversion-disorder%3A-Haley-Roth/5a8455f5f8f08a26fe42d964507d09d4b882b3d9

 

Lundgren, K, Helm-Estabrooks, N., Klein, R. (2009). Stuttering following acquired brain damage: A review of the literature, Journal of Neurolinguistics, 23, 1–8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20628582

 

Hotz, G, Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Nelson, N. (2009). The Pediatric Test of Brain Injury:

Development and interpretation, Topics in Language Disorders. 29, 3: 207-223. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11574039

damage: A review of the literature Journal of Neurolinguistics, 23, 1–8.
Neurolinguistics, 23; 28-43.
due to conversion disorder: Phonetic analyses and clinical course, Journal of
Neurolinguistics, 23; 28-43.

Helm-Estabrooks, N, Haley, K, Womack, J (2007). A pictorial, binary-sorting system allowing  “self-determination” despite aphasiaBrain and Language, Volume 103, 1-2:01-202. https://www.academia.edu/11924551/A_pictorial_binary-sorting_system_allowing_self-determination_despite_aphasia

Nicholas, M., Sinotte, MP, Helm-Estabrooks, N., (2005).  Using a computer to communicate:

Effect of executive function impairments in people with severe aphasia.  Aphasiology,       19 (10/11), 1052-1065.  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02687030544000245

 

Naeser, M., Martin, P., Nicholas, M., Baker, E., Seekins, H., Helm-Estabrooks, N., et al (2005) Improved Naming after TMS Treatments in a Chronic, Global Aphasia Patient –

Case Report, NeuroCase, 11, 182-193.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1307171/ 

 

Bayles, KA, Tomoeda, CK, McKnight, P., Helm-Estabrooks, N, Hawley, K (2004). Verbal

Perseveration in Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease. Seminars in Speech and

Language Volume 25, Number 4, 2004

 

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Foldi, N.S., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Redfield, J. & Nickel, D.G. (2003). Perseveration in normal

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aging: a comparison of perseveration rates on design fluency and verbal generative tasksAging, Neuropsychology and Cognition,10 (4), 268-280.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (2002).  Cognition and aphasia: A discussion and a studyJournal of Communication Disorders.  52 (17): 1-16

Connor, L.T., Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Palumbo, C.L. (2001).  Severe auditory comprehension

impairment with no lesion of Wernicke’s area. Brain and Language. 79, 1: 48-50.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Connor, L. T., and Albert, M. L.,  (2000). Training attention to improve auditory comprehension in aphasia.  Brain and Language.  74:469-472.

 

Connor, L., Albert, N., Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Obler, L. (2000). Attentional modulation of  language performance. Brain and Language 7: 52-55. 

 

Ramage, A., Bayles, K.A., Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Cruz, R. (1999). Frequency of perseveration in normal subjects. Brain and Language. 66:239-340.

Ramage, A., Bayles, K.A., Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Cruz, R. (1999). Frequency of perseverationin normal subjects. Brain and Language. 66:239-340. 

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Ramage, A., Bayles, K., Cruz, R. (1998). Perseverative behavior in fluent and nonfluent aphasia adults. Aphasiology. Vol. 12, No. 8 689-698.  http://aphasiology.pitt.edu/archive/00001132/01/27-14.pdf

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Hotz, G. (1998). Sudden onset of “stuttering” in an adult: Neurogenic or pyschogenic. Seminars in Speech and Language. Vol.19, No.1, pp. 23-30. 

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1997). Conversation with Harold Goodglass. Journal of Medical Speech-

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1997). Conversation with Harold Goodglass. Journal of Medical Speech-

Language Pathology. Vol.5, No.1:3-7. 

pyschogenic. Seminars in Speech and Language. Vol.19, No.1, pp. 23-30.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Bayles, K., Ramage, A., and Bryant, S. (1995) Relationship between cognitive performance and aphasia severity, age and education: Females versus Males. Brain and Language Vol. 51, No.1, pp. 139-141

 

Emery, P. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1995) Whole word perseverations: Where do they come from? Brain and Language Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 29- 31.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1995) Comments on "Neurogenic stuttering: an analysis and critiqueJ. Medical Speech-Language Pathology. vol.3, No. 2, pp. 123-124. 

 

Hotz, G. & Helm-Estabrooks, N.  (1995)  Perseveration. Part I: A review.  Brain Injury. Vol. 9, No. 2,

151-159.

 

Hotz, G. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1995) Perseveration. Part II: A study of perseveration in

closed head injury. Brain Injury. Vol. 9, No. 2, 161-172. 

 

 

Lundgren, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N. Magnusdotter, S. & Emery, P.(1994)  Exploring mechanisms underlying recurrent perseveration. Brain & Language, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 370-373.  San Diego, CA: Academic Press. 

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Bayles, K. & Bryant, S. (1994) Four forms of perseveration in dementia and aphasia patients and normal elders. Brain & Language, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 457-460.  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

 

Nicholas, M. and N. Helm-Estabrooks (1994)  Patterns of language preservation and loss in global aphasia.  N. Helm-Estabrooks (Guest Editor)  Seminars in Speech and Language New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, vol. 15, 1, pp. 37-52.

 

Bryant, S., Emery, P., and Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1994)  Management of different forms of perseveration in severe aphasia.  N. Helm-Estabrooks (Guest Editor)  Seminars in Speech and Language,  NewYork:  Thieme Medical Publishers, vol. 15, 1, pp. 71-84.

 

Menn, L., Ramsberger, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1994)  A Linguistic Communication Measure for Aphasic Narratives.  Aphasiology, vol. 8: no. 4, 343-359.

 

Nicholas, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ward-Longergan, J., Morgan, A.R. (1993)  Evolution of Severe Aphasia in the First Two Years Post Onset.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 74, 830-836. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7688503

 

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hotz, G. Perseveration: A Manifestation of Memory Disorder? In SID 2 Newsletter No. 2. American Speech and Hearing Association. July, 1992.

 

Nicholas, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Efficacy of aphasia therapy.  In Wheelden, J. (Ed.) Seminars in Language.  Rockville, MD:  Aspen Systems Corp., 1990.

 

Borod, J., Fitzpatrick, P., Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Goodglass, H.  The relationship between limb apraxia and the spontaneous use of communicative gestures.  Brain and Cognition, 10, 121‑131, 1989.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2469448

 

Naeser, M., Palumbo, C., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Stiassny-Eder, D. and Albert, M.  Severe non-fluency in aphasia: Role of the subcallosal fasciculus and other white matter pathways in recovery of speech output.  Brain, 112, 1‑38, 1989.  http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/112/1/1.abstract

 

Albert, M., Bachman, D., Morgan, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Pharmacotherapy for Aphasia.  Neurology, 38, 877‑879, 1988. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3368068

 

Albert, M.L. and Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Diagnosis and treatment of aphasia.  PART I and PART II.  JAMA, February 19, Vol. 259, No. 7, pp. 1043‑1047, February 26, Vol. 259, No. 8, 1205‑1210, 1988.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Applications of neurobehavioral research to aphasia rehabilitation.  Aphasiology, 2, 1, 1988.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Emery, P.A. and Albert, M.L.  T.A.P.:  A new approach to aphasia rehabilitation.  Arch. Neurol., 44, 1253‑1255, 1987. http://archneur.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/44/12/1253

 

Lyon, J.G., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Drawing:  Its communicative significance for aphasic adults. disease and fluent aphasia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28:3, 405410, 1985.disease and fluent aphasia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28:3, 405410, 1985. In Hagen, C. (Ed.), Topics in Language.  Rockville, MD: Aspen Systems Corp., 8(1), 61‑71, 1987.

 

Naeser, M.A., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Haas, G., Auerbach, S., Levine, H.  Relationships between lesion extent in "Wernicke's Area" on computed tomographic scan and predicting recovery of comprehension in Wernicke's aphasia.  Arch. Neurol., 41:1, 73‑86, 1987.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3800725

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Yeo, R., Geschwind, N., Freedman, M., Weinstein, C. Disappearance and

 reappearance of stuttering with acquired brain lesions. Neurology, 36:11091112, 1986.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G. Aphasia treatment delivered by telephone. Arch. 

Phys. Med.Rehab., 67:5153, 1986.

 

Nicholas, M., Obler, L.K., Albert, M.L., Helm-Estabrooks, N. Empty speech in Alzheimer's

 disease and fluent aphasia. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 28:3, 405410, 1985.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G.  Treatment of agrammatism in long term Broca's aphasia.  Brit. J. Disorders of  Communication., 21, 39‑45, 1986.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G.  Aphasia treatment delivered by telephone.  Arch. Phys. Med. Rehab., 67:51‑53, 1986.

 

Naeser, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  CT scan localization and response to melodic intonation therapy, Cortex, 21, 203‑223, 1985.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treatment of the aphasias.  In Damasio, A. (Ed.), Seminars in Neurology.  New York: Thieme-Stratton, Inc., 1984.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  A discussion of apraxia, aphasia and gestural language.  American Journal of Physiology, (Comp., Reg., Integr.) 246:R884‑887 1984.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  Rehabilitation of speech and language disorders.  In Feldman, and Poser (Eds.), Seminars in Neurology.  New York: Thieme-Stratton, Inc., 1983.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Fitzpatrick, P., Barresi, B.  Visual action therapy for global aphasia.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 47:385‑389, 1982.

 

Naeser, M., Alexander, M., Helm, N., Levine, H., Laughlin, S., Geschwind, N.  Aphasia with predominately subcortical lesions sites: Description of three capsular-putaminal syndromes.  Archives of Neurology, 39:1, 1982.

Helm, N.A., Fitzpatrick, P.M., Barresi, B.  Response of an agrammatic patient to a syntax stimulation program for aphasia.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 46:422‑427, 1981.

 

Helm, N.A.  Management of palilalia with a pacing board.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 44:350‑353, 1979.

 

Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B.  Transcutaneous nerve stimulation in acquired speech disorders, letter to the Editor.  Lancet, II:1177‑1178, 1977.

 

Sparks, R., Helm, N.A., Albert, M.  Aphasia rehabilitation resulting from melodic intonation therapy.  Cortex, X:303‑316, 1974.

 

Albert, M., Sparks, R., Helm, N.A.  Melodic intonation therapy for aphasia.  Archives of Neurology, 29:130‑131, 1973.

 

 

PEDIATRIC

 

 Hotz, G., Plante, E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., & Nelson, N.W. (2014). The importance of orientation in evaluating recovery in pediatric traumatic brain injury. International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, S5: 004. doi:10.4172/2329-9096.S5-004.  http://omicsonline.org/open-access/the-importance-of-orientation-in-evaluating-recovery-in-pediatric-traumatic-brain-injury-2329-9096.S5-004.php?aid=26567http://

 

 Martin, G.E., Roberts, J.E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Sideris, J., Vanderbilt, J., & Moskowitz, L.(2012). Perseveration in the connected speech of boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism spectrum disorder. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117(5), 384-399.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3494464/http://


 STUTTERING:  NEUROGENIC

 

Lundgren, K, Helm-Estabrooks, N., Klein, R. (2009). Stuttering following acquired brain

      damage: A review of the literature.  Journal of Neurolinguistics, 23, 1–8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20628582 [Abstract] and http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/PDFs/10-703_WCUResearch_(2).pdf, pp. 58-62.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Hotz, G. (1998).  Sudden onset of “stuttering” in an adult: Neurogenic or pyschogenic.  Seminars in Speech and Language. Vol.19, No.1, pp. 23-30.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=abstract&list_uids=9519389

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1995) Comments on "Neurogenic stuttering: an analysis and critique. J. Medical Speech-Language Pathology. vol.3, No. 2, pp. 123-124.

 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Yeo, R., Geschwind, N., Freedman, M., Weinstein, C.  Disappearance and reappearance of stuttering with acquired brain lesions.  Neurology, 36:1109‑1112, 1986. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3736877

 

Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B., Canter, G.J.  Neurogenic acquired stutteringJ. Fluency Disorders, 5:55‑68,

1980. 

Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B., Benson, D.F.  Acquired stuttering.  Neurology, 28:1159‑1165, November, 1978.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS: 

N. W. Nelson (PI), Helm-Estabrooks, N, Hotz, G., & Plante, E. (Co-Investigators) . “Test of Integrated Language and Literacy Skills (TILLS) Validation Research 2”. Special Education Research Grants, Institute of Education Sciences, United States Department of Education, August, 2010 – July, 2014.

KL Haley (PI), Womack, J; McCulloch, K; Helm-Estabrooks, N (co-investigators), ““Life interests and values cards: Supporting self-determination in people with aphasia, Funded by NC TraCS Institute. Life, March 2009-March 2010.

K. Haley (PI), N . Helm-Estabrooks, J. Womack, K. McCulloch “The Life Interests and Values(LIV) Cards: Interdisciplinary Use by Rehabilitation Specialists working with People with Aphasia”, (Funded by UNC Dept of Allied Health Sciences, 2008-2009.

 Haley (PI)  & Helm-Estabrooks (Co-Investigator) Intramural Grant “Development of a Card Sort Procedure for Assessing Life Activities in People with Aphasia” UNC Department of Allied Health Sciences 9/1/2005- 9/1/2008.

 Roth, H., & Kaufer, D. (Consultants: N. Helm-Estabrooks & K. Haley) Galantamine Treatmentfor Nonfluent Aphasia in Stroke, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Universityof North Carolina, Chapel Hill, (Supported by Ortho-Mcneil Neurologics, Inc.), 2005-2007.                                                                     

Albert, M.L., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Connor, L.T., Gottfried, M., Yergulan-Todd, D., & Renshaw, P.F., Treating “Attention” to Improve Functional Comprehension in Aphasia. McDonnell Foundation, 1998-2001.

 Holland, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Beeson, P. Stimulating Cognitive Processes to Remediate Aphasia. Subsection of NIH Program Project Grant, #DC1409, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders, 1996-2001.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Bayles, K.  Perseveration in Age-Related Neurological Disorders. Subsection of NIH Program Project Grant, #DC1409, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders,1991-1996.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Emery, P, Wingfield, A., Goodglass, H.  Perseveration in Aphasia. NIH Program Project Grant#06209, Aphasia Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine,1990-1995.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  Assessment of Severe Aphasia, V.A. Merit Review Grant, 19861990.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  Perseveration and Deblocking in Aphasia, Subsection of NIH, Aphasia Research Center Grant, 19851990.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  The Response of the Non-Fluent Aphasic Patients to Humorous and Non-Humorous Material, Subsection of NIH, Aphasia Research Center Grant, 1985-1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  Visual Action Therapy for Global Aphasia; V.A. Merit Review Grant, 1981, 19831985.

 Helm, N.  Rehabilitation of Agrammatic Aphasia, subsection, NIH, Aphasia Research Center Grant, 19801982.

 Naeser, M.A., Goodglass, H., Alexander, M.P., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Levine, H.  Correlation between CT scan findings and the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Exam.  VA Merit Review Grant, 19801985.

 Helm, N. & Benson, D.F. Language Therapy for Global Aphasia, VA Merit Review Grant, 19791980.

 Howes, D., Helm, N.  Studies of the Fine Structures of Performance Deficits in Aphasia.  VA Merit Review Grant, 19791981

 

WEBINARS

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Using the CLQT⁺ to Shape Clinical Decisions”,  Webinar sponsored by SpeechPathology.com. Presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical AssessmentOctober, 2018.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “The Clinical Utility of the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test”, Webinar sponsored by Pearson Publishing. United Kingdom.  April, 2016.

Helm-Estabrooks, “The Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test: Administration & Application in theSNF”. Sponsored by Heartland Rehabilitation Services - Manor Care Webinar – December 15, 2010.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Clinical uses of the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test”.  WebninarSponsored by SpeechPathology.com, September 27, 2010

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test:  Description, interpretation,Applications”. Webinar Sponsored by SpeechPathology.com, June, 2009.

 

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Nye, R. Getting on the Information Superhighway: Accelerating Your Professional Potential. A TELEROUNDS Presentation, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. University of Arizona, 1996.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Perseveration: Its Clinical Relevance and  Management. A TELEROUNDS Presentation, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1995

 Holland, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Mining for Gold:  Identifying Preserved Abilities in Severe Aphasia. A TELEROUNDS Presentation, National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders.  University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1992.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M.  Boston Assessment of Severe Aphasia.  San Antonio, Texas:  Special Press, Inc., 1989.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M., Morgan, A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy.  San Antonio, Texas:  Special Press, Inc., 1989.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Stroke: Focus on Apraxia and Aphasia.  American Rehabilitation Education Network, Pittsburgh, PA,  September, 1986.

 

ON- LINE COURSES:

Karow, C. & Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Cognitive Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment:Identification, Treatment, and the Role of Speech-Language Pathologists”. Northern SpeechServices, Inc & National Rehabilitation Services. 2012-present

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Clinical Uses of the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test. SpeechPathology.Com.  2010 - Present

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test: Description, Interpretation, Applications.SpeechPathology.Com. 2009 - Present.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Karow, C., Cognition and Its Primary Domains: A Course for Clinicians.Northern Speech Services, Inc & National Rehabilitation Services. 2003- 2010

 

AUDIOTAPED PRESENTATIONS:

Helm, N.A.  Melodic intonation therapy.  Communicative Disorders: An Audio Journal for Continuing Education.  Grune and Stratton, Inc., November 1979.

 

 MONOGRAPHS:

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1997) Treatment of Aphasia: Addressing cultural differences among patients. In  National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders Monograph. Communication  Disorders and Stroke in African-American and Other Cultural Groups: Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Research Needs. Vol 4: 95-98.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1992)  Overview of Treatment of Aphasia (Chapter 1).  In National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders Monograph.  Aphasia Treatment: Current Approaches and Research Opportunities.

 

PROCEEDINGS:

Ramsberger, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N. Visual Action Therapy for Bucco-Facial Apraxia.  In T. Prescott (Ed.) Proceedings of Clinical Aphasiology Conference. Boston: College-Hill Press, 395-406, 1989.

Emery, P., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The Role of Perseveration in Aphasic Confrontation Naming Performance.  In T. Prescott (Ed.) Proceedings of Clinical Aphasiology Conference.  Boston:  College-Hill Press, 271-280, 1989.

Morgan, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Back to the Drawing Board.  A Treatment Program for Non-Verbal Aphasic Patients.  R. Brookshire (Ed.) Proceedings of Clinical Aphasiology Conference.  Minneapolis: BRK Publishers, 64-83, 1987.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  "Show me the whatever...": Some variables affecting comprehension scores of aphasic patients.  R. Brookshire (Ed.) Proceedings of Clinical Aphasiology Conference.  Minneapolis: BRK Publishers, 1981.

Helm, N.A., Barresi, B.A.  Voluntary control of involuntary utterances: A treatment approach to severe aphasia.  R. Brookshire (Ed.) Proceedings of 1980 Clinical Aphasiology Conference.  Minneapolis: BRK publishers, 1980.

 

ARTICLES:

 N. Helm-Estabrooks, Singing your way past stroke with MIT therapy. Brain World Magazine, December, 2012, pg. 30-31.

 N. Helm-Estabrooks: Language disorder affects life quality.  Good Medicine, The Herald Sun, Durham, NC, Thursday, December 29, 2005.

 N. Helm-Estabrooks: From singing to speaking. Stroke Connection, American Stroke Association, September/October, 2005.

 

PUBLISHED INTERVIEWS:

 Murray Law, B. (2012, June 05). Giffords Comes Home to Aphasia Treatment. The ASHA Leader. (Meet Nancy Helm-Estabrooks, the SLP coordinating supplemental homespeech-language services for Gabby Giffords.)

Murray Law, B. (2012, June 05). Getting in Tune with Clients With Aphasia. The ASHA Leader. (SLP Nancy Helm-Estabrooks, the co-developer of Melodic Intonation Therapy--a groundbreaking treatment for aphasia-- tells the story of its origin.)

Holcome, R. “Witness to a Miracle” Western Carolina, The Magazine of Western Carolina University, Spring 2012 (A WCU Professor Emerita Leads the Language Therapy Team for Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords.)

 

 ABSTRACTS:

Helm-Estabrooks, N. (2003).  Cognition and aphasia: Implications for rehabilitation. Paper presented as part of symposium “Aphasia in the 21st century:  The influence of Harold Goodglass”. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Volume 9, No. 2: 238.

Page, M., Nicholas, M., & Helm-Estabrooks, N. (2003).  Cognitive skills predict response to alternative communication treatment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Volume 9, No. 2: 194.

Stern, R., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ruffolo, J., Leitten, C., & White, T. (2003). The NABNarrative Writing Test: Description and interrater reliability. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Volume 9, No. 2: 242.

Foldi, N.S., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nickel, D.G. Vulnerability to perseveration: A unitary or dissociated mechanism? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Vol.8, Number 2, p.217.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  (2001).  Aphasia and nonlinguistic aspects of cognition. Brain and  Language, 79, 1:8-9.

Ramage, A., Bayles, K., and Helm-Estabrooks, N. (1996). Frequency of  perseveration in normal versus Alzheimer's Disease subjects: A proposed screening for differential diagnosis. J. International Neuropsychological Society. Vol 2, No.1:13-14.

Ramsberger, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  (1993). Recall of historical information and its relation to the integrity of linguistic processes.  J. Clin. Exper. Neuropsych, 15 1:45.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M.  (1991). All is not lost in global aphasia.  J. Clin. Exper. Neuropsych., 13:1, 82.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., et al.  (1987). Difficult diagnoses in neurogenic communication disorders.  ASHA, 29:2.

Albert, M.L., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Emery, P. (1987). Treating perseveration in aphasia.  Neurology, 37 (suppl 1), 110.

Albert, M.L., Bachman, D., Morgan, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  (1987). Pharmacotherapy for aphasia.  Neurology, 37, 195.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G., Brownell, H., Albert, M.  (1985). Distal versus Proximal Movement in Limb Apraxia.  J. Clin. Exper. Neuropsych., 7:608.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Rosenbek, J.C.  (1985). Adult onset stuttering:  Varieties and treatment, ASHA 10:27.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G.  (1984). The Boston V.A. Approach to the Evaluation of severe aphasia, ASHA, 26:10.

Daly, D., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Leith, W., Sacco, P., St. Louis, K. (1984).  Remediating the Atypical Stutterer, ASHA 26:10.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Walsh, M.  (1982). Response of aphasic patients to an electronic communication board.  ASHA, 24:10.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Sheehan, V.  (1981). Fifty years of aphasia rehabilitation.  ASHA, 23:10.

Barresi, B., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  (1981). The syntax stimulation program: A treatment approach for agrammatism.  ASHA, 23:10.

Helm, N.A. (1978). Criteria for selecting aphasic patients for melodic intonation therapy.  Science, 199:52.

Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B., Benson, D.F. (1978). Acquired stuttering: differential characteristics.  ASHA, 20:816.

West, J.F., Helm, N.A., Martin, A.D. (1977).  Active cognitive processing approaches to aphasia treatment.  ASHA, 19: 696.

Helm, N.A., Lieberman, A. (1977). Management of palilalia with a pacing board.  ASHA, 19:692.

Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B., Benson, D.F.  (1977). Acquired stuttering.  Neurology, 27:349.

Helm, N.A.  (1976). Assessing candidacy for melodic intonation therapy. ASHA, 18:630.

Helm, N.A., Sparks, R. (1974). The use of melodic intonation therapy in the rehabilitation of aphasic adults.  ASHA, 16:517.

 

 BOOK REVIEWS:

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Review of Bayles and Kazniak.  "Communication and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia" in ASHA, 30:5, pg. 67, 1988.

 

REFEREED PAPERS, SEMINARS, AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

Lovette, B., Nicholas, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Eichstadt, T. Why we must assess nonlinguisticcognition in people with aphasia and how to do it. American Speech Language HearingAssociation Convention, Boston, MA (November 15, 2018).

McIntyre, C., Gloster, J., Caignon, D., & Helm-Estabrooks. Aphasia the Movie: Debunking the Myth of the Recovery Plateau.  American Speech Language Hearing  Association Convention, Atlanta, GA (November 16, 2012).

Karow, C., Harvey-Northrup, J., Helm-Estabrooks, N. Bloom, C., Cuellar, M.. Cognitive decline in normal aging & mild cognitive impairment. American Speech Language Hearing   Association Convention, San Diego, CA. (November 17, 2011).

Whiteside, J., Helm-Estabrooks, N. , Pak Hin Kong, A. Roe, D. Queen, J., & Drew, R., The Photograph as Language: Workshops for People with Aphasia. American Speech Language Hearing  Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 20, 2010).

Haley, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Foreign Accent Syndrome: Etiology, neuroanatomical basis,and clinical course. American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. (November 20, 2009).

Haley, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Caignon, D., Womack, J., & McCulloch, K Self-determination and life activity goals for people with aphasia. American Speech Language Hearing   Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. (November 19, 2009).

Martin, G., Roberts, J. & Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Verbal Perseveration in Boys with Fragile X and Down Syndrome, American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.(November 20, 2009). 

Helm-Estabrooks N., Roe D., Whiteside J., Queen J., Drew R. Photography as a Means of Expression: Performance as Related to Aphasia Severity and Nonverbal Cognitive Status. Academy of Aphasia, Boston, MA October 20, 2009.

Nicholas M., Page Sinotte M., Helm-Estabrooks N. Factors Underlying Successful Use of a Computer-assisted Alternative Communication Program by People with Severe Aphasia,Academy of Aphasia, Boston, MA October 20, 2009

Womack, J., Haley, K. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. (2008). Assessing Life Participation in Adults with Post-Stroke Aphasia. Workshop at the Congress of Occupational Therapists in European Countries. Hamburg, Germany, May 23, 2008.

Haley, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Womack, J., Caignon, D., McCracken, E. “A pictorial, binary-sorting system allowing ‘self-determination’ despite aphasia”.  American Speech and Hearing Convention, Boston, MA, November 15, 2007.

Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nelson, NW, Plante, E. “Pediatric Traumatic brain Injury: Neurocognitive and Language Assessment”. American Speech and Hearing Convention, Boston, MA, November 15, 2007.

Haley, K., Womack, J., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Lovette, B. “Facilitating Communication about Life Activities in Individuals with Aphasia”. North Carolina Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Raleigh, NC.  March 29, 2007.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  “Executive Skills and Functional Carry-Over of Aphasia Therapy.”Part of Featured Symposium: Translating Cognitive Theory into Rehabilitation Treatment.34th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA, February 3, 2006

Sclaug, G., Norton A, Ozdemir E, Helm-Estabrooks N., “Facilitating Recover from Broca’s Aphasia,” 2006 International Stroke Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, February, 2006

Schlaug, G, Norton, A, Ozdemir, E,  Helm-Estabrooks, N, Overy, K.  “Facilitating Recovery from Broca's Aphasia”. Human Brain Mapping, Annual Meeting, Toronto, June 2005.

Overy K, Norton A, Ozdemir E, Helm-Estabrooks N, Schlaug G. “Activation of the anteriorinferior frontal gyrus after melodic intonation therapy in a Broca's aphasia patient." Society for Neuroscience, 2004.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M., & Page, M., Cognitive profiles of aphasic individuals: Implications for treatment. World Federation of Neurology (Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders), Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France, May 28, 2002

Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Nickel, G., “Clock Drawing: A Cognitive Mini-Screen for Adults” American Speech and Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, November 18, 2001.

Connor, L.T., Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Palumbo, C., “Severe auditory comprehensionimpairment with no lesion of Wernicke’s area”.  Academy of Aphasia, Boulder, CO, October 22, 2001.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Connor, L. T., and Albert, M. L.,  Training attention to improve auditory comprehension in aphasia.  Academy of Aphasia, Montreal, Canada, October 23, 2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Stuttering associated with acquired neurological disorders”.  Part of Short Course “Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Various Types of Fluency Disorders.” American Speech and Hearing Convention, San Francisco, CA, November 19, 1999.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “The future of aphasia therapy”. Part of Seminar “A Hundred Years’ Worth of Aphasia Treatment. American Speech and Hearing Convention, San Francisco, CA, November 20, 1999.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  “Author’s role in test development”. Part of Seminar “Aren’t There Any Good Tests Out There?”  American Speech and Hearing Convention, San Antonio, TX, November 20. 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. A Study of “Anomic Aphasia” in Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke and Normal Aging.  8th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, South Africa, August 28, 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramage, A., Bayles, K., and Cruz, R., “Perseverative Behavior in Fluent and Nonfluent Aphasia Patients”. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Whitefish Montana, June 12, 1997.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Treatment of Aphasia: Addressing Cultural Differences Among Patients.” Conference on Communication Disorders and Stroke in African-American and Other Cultural Groups: Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Research Needs. National  Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. May 19-20, 1997.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., and Ramage, A., “It's about time: The Use of Clock Drawing as a Cognitive Screen”. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Seattle, WA. November 23, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramage, A., and Bayles, K., “Two quick and valuable tasks for distinguishing individuals with Alzheimer's disease, fluent aphasia, and normal aging”  Seventh International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Boston, MA. August 21, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramage, A., Bayles, K.,” Aphasia in Alzheimer's disease and left hemisphere stroke patients: Comparisons and "red flags", Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Newport, RI, June3, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramage, A., and Bayles, K., “Quick assessment of the cognitive abilities of fluent Aphasic Patients. World Federation of Neurology (Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders). Squaw Valley, CA March 18, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Hotz, G., "Stuttering" following CHI: Psychogenic or Neurogenic?” Part of Double Miniseminar: Clinical Quandaries in Neurogenic Communication Disorders: Children and Adults. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.   Orlando, Florida, December 8, 1995.  

Ramage, A., Bayles, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Frequency of perseveration in normal subjects.” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Orlando, Florida, December 7, 1995.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Bryant, S., and Bayles, K.  “Effects of a single session of treatment on patients with perseveration”. World Federation of Neurology (Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders), Budapest, Hungary, June 18, 1994

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Moving toward the 21st century. Double Miniseminar presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, November, 1993.

Gallagher, R., Fitzpatrick, P., Helm-Estabrooks, Albert, M.L. “Predicting long-term aphasia outcome: a five to fifteen year follow-up”.  Academy of Aphasia, Tucson, AZ, October, 1993.

Bayles, K.A., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Tomoeda, C.K.  “Perseveration in neurologic disease and trauma: Identification and management” (Miniseminar).  Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Antonio, Texas, November 20, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hutchinson, T., Emery, P.  “Perseveration and response accuracy: Differentiating groups of brain damaged and normal adults”.  Presented at 5th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M. “ New directions in the assessment and treatment of severe aphasia “(A Short Course).  Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, November 24, 1991.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hotz, G.  The Brief Test of Head Injury.  Presented at 6th National Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium, Baltimore, MD, March 15, 1991.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hotz, G., Hutchinson, T.  “Comparing different measures of severe head injury; Do they agree?”  (Blue Ribbon Paper).  The International Brain Injury Symposium:  Advances in Clinical Practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 8, 1991.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Nicholas, M.  “All is not lost in global aphasia”.  International Neuropsychological Society, San Antonio, Texas, February, 1991.

Frumkin, N.L., Naeser, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Fitzpatrick, P.  “Predicting successful treatment with Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) using CT scans”.  Academy of Aphasia, Baltimore, Maryland, October, 1990.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Emery, P.  “Recovery patterns of naming and perseveration”.  Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June, 1990.

Young, S., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  “Drawing and response naming in aphasia”.  Academy of Aphasia, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October, 1989.

Hotz, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The "Bedside Assessment of Severe Head Injury":  A new screening test.  5th National Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, March, 1989.

Fitzpatrick, P., Glosser, G., Helm-Estabrooks, N. “ Long-term recovery of linguistic and non-linguistic functions in aphasi”a.  Academy of Aphasia, Montreal, Canada, October, 1988.

Albert, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  “A symposium on recovery of function and therapy in aphasia”.  Academy of Aphasia, Phoenix, Arizona, October, 1987.

Emery, P., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M., DiNapoli, J.  “The response of nonfluent patients to humorous and nonhumorous cartoons”.  Academy of Aphasia, Phoenix, Arizona, October, 1987.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Morgan, A., Nicholas, M.  “Progressive speech and language disorder after recovery from speech arrest”.  International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics Aphasia Meeting, St. Helens, CA, April 22 and 23, 1987.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.L., Brownell, H., Naeser, M., Ramsberger, G., Palumbo, C.  “A neuroanatomical account of limb apraxia”.  111th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association, Boston, MA, October 7, 1986.

Naeser, M., Palumbo, C., Carlson, L., Helm Estabrooks, N., Albert, M.  “CT scan in 'monfluent' Broca’s vs. cases with no speech or stereotypes only.  Importance of deep subcortical structures” Academy of Aphasia, Nashville, Tennessee, October, 1986.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Specific approaches to aphasia rehabilitation”.  Part of Symposium:  Aphasia Rehabilitation:  Past, Present, Future.  Academy of Aphasia, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October, 1985.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Emery, P., Liebergott, J.  “It's how you play the game: Checker playing performances of right and left brain damaged patients”.  International Neuropsychology Society Meeting, San Diego, California, February, 1985.

Borod, J., Fitzpatrick, P., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Goodglass, H.  “A scale for evaluating non-vocal communication in aphasic patients’.  Academy of Aphasia, San Diego, CA, October, 1984.

Alexander, M., Naeser, N., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  “Subcortical structures and aphasia.”  Academy of Aphasia, San Diego, CA, October, 1984.

Biber, C., Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Fitzpatrick, P., Wysocki, D.  “Predicting response to an aphasia treatment program with neuropsychological test results”.  Academy of Aphasia, Minneapolis, MN, October 2325, 1983.

Obler, L., Nicholas, M., Helm-Estabrooks, N., and Albert, M.  “Non-communicative language in Wernicke's aphasia and dementia.”  Academy of Aphasia Meeting, Mohonk, NY, October, 1982.

Helm, N.A., Naeser, M., Kleefield, J.  “CT scan localization and response to melodic intonation therapy”.  Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, October 57, 1980.

Butler, R.B., Helm, N.A., Schwartz, J.  “An eye for an eye: A study of aphasics' ability to produce animate and inanimate body part names”.  Academy of Aphasia 17th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October, 1979.

Naeser, M.A., Levine, H.L., Helm, N.A., Laughlin, S.  “Putaminal aphasia: a unique syndrome.”  Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October, 1979.

Helm, N.A., Benson, D.F.  “Visual action therapy for global aphasia”.  Academy of Aphasia Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1978.

Helm, N.A., Sparks, R..  “The use of melodic intonation therapy in rehabilitating aphasic adults”.  Massachusetts Speech and Hearing Association Annual Convention, Framingham, MA, 1975.

Sparks, R., Helm, N.A., Albert, M.. “Possible role of the right hemisphere in melodic intonation therapy”.  Academy of Aphasia Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, 1973.

 

INVITED LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS: 

Helm-Estabrooks, N., “Afasia y cognicion. Una perspectiva historica”. III CongressoInternacional de Afasiologia. Sponsored by Centro Medico ABC, Campus Sante Fe, Mexico City. June, 27, 2016.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Application of the “Process Approach” to Assessment and Treatment ofAphasia. Sponsored by: Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, October 19, 2013

Helm-Estabrooks, N. & DePompei, Cognition and Communication: Working with Children and Adults with Traumatic Brain Injuries, 30th Annual Van Riper Lecture Series, Sponsored by The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Western Michigan University, Psi Iota Xi, and the College of Health and Human Services.  Kalamazoo, MI, October 4, 2013.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Using the Process Approach to Design Individualized Aphasia Therapy Programs.  North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association 23rd Annual Convention. Raleigh, NC, April 24, 2013

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “The Process Approach to Assessment of Communication Disorders to Better Inform Treatment Plans”.  Sponsored by Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, November 8, 2012

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Then, Now, and Beyond: Two Decades of Changes in our Field and Expectations for the Future.”  20th Annual Cullowhee Conference on Communication Disorders. Sponsored by Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences. Western Carolina University. March 22, 2012.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Aphasia & Cognition: Relevance for Functional Communication and Therapy Response” 4th Annual Leadership Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, April 15, 2011.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Self-Determination and Aphasia & Use of Life Interests and Values Cards” Presented to: CD839: Aphasia in Adults: Assessment and Intervention" at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professionals, Boston, MA. April 13, 2011

Nelson, N. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. “New Models for Language-Literacy Assessment and Intervention for School-age Children LLD and with TBI”, 17th Cullowhee Conference, April 8-9, 2009.  Sponsored by: Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Maximizing Our Effectiveness with Adults Having Neurologic Communication Disorders, Oklahoma City, sponsored by: Oklahoma Academy of Medical Speech-Language Pathologists, July 11, 2009

Helm-Estabrooks, N. &  Holland, A.  New Approaches to Helping People with Aphasia,  Mid-Tennessee Conference on Communication Disorders, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, April 19, 2008.

Helm-Estabrooks, N,. Melodic Intonation Therapy for Aphasia. UNC-Greensboro Conference: Communication Disorders:  Application of Neuroscience and Music, March 7, 2008.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Life Interest and Values Cards: A binary sorting system for people with severe aphasia.  Annual Convention of Speech & Hearing Association of Alabama, February 29, 2008

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Executive Functions and Functional Generalization of Aphasia Therapy. Midsouth Conference, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, February 26, 2007  

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Perseveration: Clinical and functional implications.  Sponsored by Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC, October 26, 2006.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Perseveration: Manifestations in various forms of adult brain damage.  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, October 6, 2006.  

Helm-Estabrooks, N.,  La neurolinguistica y la neuruopsicologia en un problema toral: la perdida total o parcial del lenguaje.  Diagnostico y terapeutica., Sponsored by: El Instituto Mexicano De La Audicion y El Lenguaje.  Mexico City, Mexico, February 9-11, 2005.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Five primary forms of cognition: Implications for stroke rehabilitation.  Quick assessment of five primary forms of cognition.  2nd Atlanta Canada Stroke Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, October 5, 2002.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Quick assessment of five primary domains of cognition important to stroke rehabilitation.  Advances in Stroke, 9th Annual Rehabilitation Conference, Providence, RI, September 13, 2002.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Implications of the five primary domains of cognition for rehabilitation. 22nd Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, and Movement Disorders.  Cambridge, MA, November 3, 2001.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Communicating with individuals with aphasia versus dementia.  FirstAnnual Wellington Memory Lecture on Aphasia, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, Boston, Massachusetts, June 29, 2001.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Forms of perseveration.  Neuropsychology Rounds,  Neuropsychology Training Program, Brown University Medical School March 26, 2001.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Current Approaches to aphasia rehabilitation: underlying processes and functional outcomes.  Neurology of Behavior, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, October 17, 2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Issues of cognition: Impact on team rehabilitation and functional outcomes.  12th Annual Stroke Rehabilitation Conference. Cambridge, MA. October 12, 2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Expanding communicative potential following stroke. Annual Multidisciplinary Stroke Conference, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, April 6, 2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. The influence of Edith Kaplan’s Teachings on Methods for Treating Aphasia. Conference Honoring Edith Kaplan’s Life and Work. Boston, MA, February 9, 1999.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Aphasia rehabilitation methods: New developments. American Speech and Hearing Association Convention.  San Antonio, TX, November 21, 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Methods for treating aphasia within today’s healthcare environment. Healthsouth Braintree Hospital 19th Annual Conference on Head Injury & Stroke, Boston, MA, November 9, 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Current trends in aphasia treatment.  Healthsouth Braintree Hospital 19th Annual Conference on Head Injury & Stroke, Boston, MA, November 9, 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. The problem of perseveration. Cognitive Neuroscience Seminars.  Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Boston, MA, February 12, 1998.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Six degrees of Carl Wernicke. Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Sciences. Boston, MA,  November 19,1997.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. A study of "anomic aphasia" in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke and normal aging. A Celebration of Harold Goodglass. Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine. August 16, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognitive considerations in aphasia rehabilitation. West Coast Neuropsychology Conference.  Sponsored by the Psychiatry Education and Research Foundation and University of California at San Diego Department of Psychiatry.  April 20, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Helping dementia patients with their communication problems.  West Coast Neuropsychology Conference.  Sponsored by the Psychiatry Education and Research Foundation and University of California at San Diego Department of Psychiatry. April 20, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. A comprehensive treatment program for patients with acquired brain damage. Sponsored by the Department of Communicalogic Disorders, University of Puerto Rico, February 21, 1996.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Evaluation and management of perseveration in the neurologically impaired. Sponsored by Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Department of Neurology,  Medical University of South Carolina. September 15, 1995.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Apraxia: A disorder of learned movements. Symposium on Sports, Dance, Movement and the Brain. Sponsored by The Foundation for Human Potential. Chicago, IL, April 22, 1995.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Perseveration in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Aphasic Stroke Patients. College of Health Related Professions, Department of Communication Disorders. University of Puerto Rico.San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 11, 1995.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Treatment of perseveration in aphasia. Austrian Academy of Science, Department of Linguistics and Communication Research, Vienna, Austria, June 20, 1994.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Rehabilitation Challenges in the 90's: Treatment of Aphasia and Related Disorders.  Sponsored by Carondelet Rehabilitation Services of Arizona (Speech, Language, Hearing Services).  May 7 & 8, 1993.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Intervencion en la afasia: La perspectiva de la escuela de Boston. Universidad de Salamanca. Salamanca, Spain.  November 9, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Recent Contributions of Classical Neuropsychological Theory to the Treatment of Aphasia.  Presented at World Federation of Neurology (Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders). London, Ontario, Canada.  October 24, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Influence of perseveration in TBI and A Brief Test of Head Injury.  Presented at the Fifteenth Annual Conference in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Coma to Communicating.  Sponsored by The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.  San Jose, CA, March 27, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. The Boston Approach to the assessment and rehabilitation of aphasia.  West Coast Neuropsychology Conference: Recent Advances in the Boston Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment.  Sponsored by The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, February 1-2, 1992.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. New methods in aphasia rehabilitation.  Sponsored by Neurology of Behavior, Harvard University, Department of Continuing Education, December 9, 1991.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Brief Test of Head Injury: A standard exam.  Presented at the 12th Annual Braintree Hospital Traumatic Head Injury Conference, October 3, 1991.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Diagnostic and therapeutic innovations in communication disorders. Sponsored by Midwestern Adult Communication Disorders Group and Jewish Memorial Hospital.St. Louis, MO, November 3, 1990.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Assessment and treatment of aphasia and related disorders. Sponsored by Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September 25-29, 1990.

Kaplan, E., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Ramsberger, G. Neuropsychological assessment and treatment of language and cognitive disorders:  A process approach.  Sponsored by Mapleton Center for Rehabilitation.  Boulder, CO.  June, 1990.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Evaluation and treatment of severe aphasia.  Sponsored by New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Association.  Kiamesha Lake, NY.  April, 1990.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Specific therapies for specific aphasias.  Sponsored by California Speech and Hearing Association. Monterrey, CA. April, 1990.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. The Bedside Test of Head Injury. Sponsored by Maine Head Injury Conference. Portland, ME. March,1990.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Groher, M. Aphasia and dysphagia: Comprehensive techniques for diagnosis and treatment. Sponsored by Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. West Orange, NJ. October, 1989.

Kaplan, E. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. The Boston approach to neuropsychological assessment and treatment. Sponsored by Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico. October,1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  A Bedside Test of Head Injury. 10th Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference, The Braintree Hospital.  Braintree, MA. October, 1989.

Kaplan, E., Helm-Estabrooks, N. The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment and Treatment. Sponsored by Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, N.M. October 13, 1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. A Bedside Test of Head Injury. Workshop presented at 10th Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference. Sponsored by Braintree Hospital, Braintree, MA. October 5, 1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. Aspetti qualitavidella riabilitazione in neuropsichologie; Metodi alternativi di communicazione nei sogetti afasia.  Corso di Aggiornatnento su Neuropsicologia e Riabilitazione. Sponsored by Centro Ricerche Sullá Meimona, Fidia Pharmaceutical. Abbazia di Praggia, Italy, June 16, 1989.

Helm Estabrooks, N. Innovative approaches for the aphasic patient.  National Stroke Rehabilitation Conference, April 6, 1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. The low-level aphasic patient, evaluation and treatment efficacy of neurologic disorders. Braintree Hospital, March 4, 1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Differential approaches to aphasia rehabilitation.  School of Human Communication Disorders, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, January 30, 1989.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  New approaches to aphasia rehabilitation, Neurology of Behavior, Harvard University, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA, December, 1988.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  A history of aphasia rehabilitation. World Federation of Neurology, Research Group on Aphasia, Montreal, Canada, October 11, 1988.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Generating aphasic treatment programs. Daniel Freedman Center for Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Medicine, Inglewood, California, February 25, 1988.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The Bedside Aphasia Exam, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada, February 15, 1988.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Generating aphasia treatment programs. Center for Neuropsychological Studies, Gainsville, Florida, January 8, 1988.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Assessment and treatment of aphasic perseveration.  CUNY Graduate School and Institute for Research in Behavioral Neuroscience. New York, NY, February 14, 1987.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treating severe aphasia. International and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Management of Aphasia and Related Disorders, International Society for  Phoniatrics and Logopedics, San Francisco, CA, April 25-26, 1987.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Methods and procedures of aphasia rehabilitation: perseveration and deblocking techniques in language performance.  The Twelfth Annual Course in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology Society of Neurology, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, December 5-6, 1986.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Boston VA approaches to aphasia rehabilitation. Julie McGee Lamberth Memorial Aphasia Conference, Dallas, Texas, October 17, 1986.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Differential diagnosis of language in dementia and neurogenic stuttering. Master's Clinician Symposium, New York Speech and Hearing Association, New York, NY, April 4, 1986.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Update on V.A. approaches to aphasia rehabilitation.  Boston Neuropsychology Foundation Conference, Boston, MA, November 2, 1985.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Boston Assessment of Severe Aphasia. University of Washington, Seattle, WA, June 4, 1985.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Communication Disorders: Speech and language disabilities, Conference on The Learning Disabled Child: Advances in Treatment, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, October 20, 1984.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Diagnostic techniques and intervention strategies: Adults. Part of the Eighth Annual Conference, Neuropsychology in the School and in the Clinic.  Sponsored by Program in Neuroscience and Education.  Columbia University, New York, May, 1984.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Acquired stuttering. Neurology of Behavior, Harvard University, Department of Continuing Education, Cambridge, MA, December 15, 1983.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Neurobehavioral basis for speech and language intervention.  Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA, May 21, 1983.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treatment of cortical and subcortical aphasias.  Hahnemann Rehabilitation Center, Worcester, MA, April 26, 1983.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Diagnostic testing for aphasia.  Aphasia Rehabilitation Lectures for The Neurology of Behavior.  Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA, December 610, 1982.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Brain/behavior relationships: Implications for language therapy.  Behavioral Development Center, Providence, R.I., November 29, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The process approach to speech/language rehabilitation.  Lecture for Assessment and Diagnosis-Based Treatments for Aphasia.  University of Wisconsin - Extension, Madison, Wisconsin, October 2930, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Recent concepts and developments in the treatment of aphasia.  Rhode Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Providence, Rhode Island, September 14, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Intervention context and setting, Where?  Paper presented to National Conference on Language Intervention, Boys Town Institutional Communicative Disorders and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Lincoln, WE, April 20, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Recent concepts and developments in the treatment of aphasia.  Symposium on Aphasia Therapy, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October, 1981.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Research as you treat: A practical approach to clinical investigation.  Temple University and Office of Special Education, U.S. Department of Education, Philadelphia, PA, April 23, 1981.

 Helm, N.A. Melodic Intonation Therapy: Exploiting the right hemisphere for language rehabilitation.  Presented at "Cognitive Processing in the Right Hemisphere" Conference.  Sponsored by the Institute for Research in Behavioral Neuroscience.  New York, NY, October 31 and November 1, 1980.

 Helm, N.A.  Techniques for treatment. Part of Treatment for Adult Aphasia: A Clinical Update.  Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, Departments of Neurology, Psychology, Speech and Theater Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August, 1980.

 Helm, N.A.  Acquired aphasia and implications for vocation. Paper presented at the Workshop of National Scope: Stroke Rehabilitation for Rehabilitation Counselors. Sponsored by Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation and by Hofstra University, New York, NY, May 6, 1980.

 Helm, N.A.  Differential treatment of aphasia.  Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL, March, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Liebergott, J., Norman, T., Gomes, B.  Lectures in Speech Pathology.  Sponsored by the Universidad de Antioquia and Comited Regional de Rehabilitation, Antioquia, Colombia, February 1829, 1980.

 Helm, N.A.  A syntax stimulation programme for agrammatic aphasia.  Eighth National Conference of the College of Speech Therapists, Warwick University, England, September, 1979.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Katholieke Ulaase Hageschool, Antwerpe, Belgium, September, 1979.

 Helm, N.A.  A treatment for global aphasia.  Kennemer-Overleg Gezondheidszong IntraMurale Instituten, Haarlem, The Netherlands, September, 1979.

 Helm, N.A., Butler, R.B.  Acquired stuttering.  First Annual Multi- disciplinary Approach to Stuttering, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, May, 1979.

 Helm, N.A., Linebaugh, C., Morris, S.E., Rosenbek, J., Shane, H.  Neuromotor speech disorders in adults and children.  University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 911, 1979.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Music Therapy.  American Association for Music Therapy and Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, March, 1979.

 Martin, D., West, J., Helm, N.A.  Remedial strategies for aphasia, dysarthria and apraxia.  Northeast Regional Conference, American Speech and Hearing Association, Boston, MA, April, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  The relevance of the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination in selecting candidates for specific therapeutic intervention: Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Connecticut Speech and Hearing Association Annual Convention, New Haven, CT, 1976.

 Helm, N.A.  The role of the speech therapist in the comprehensive care of the acute stroke patient.  Symposium on Comprehensive Care for the Stroke Patient.  Sponsored by the Nassau Heart Association, Garden City, NY, 1970.

 Helm, N.A.  Early restorative speech therapy. Intensive Stroke Care Symposium.  Sponsored by the New Jersey Heart Association, Atlantic City, NJ, 1969.

 Helm, N.A.  Evaluating and remediating the language for the acute stroke patient.  Symposium on Comprehensive Care of the Acute Stroke Patient.  Sponsored by the New York Nurses Association, New York, NY, 1969.

 

SEMINARS AND SHORT COURSE PRESENTATIONS:

 Helm-Estabrooks N., “Taller: Evaluando la cognicion en presencia de afasia para fines detratamiento”. Internacional de Afasiologia. Sponsored by Centro Medico ABC, CampusSante Fe, Mexico City. June, 27, 2016.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Aphasia Grand Rounds: Application of the “Process Approach’ to Assessment & Treatment.  25th Annual Continuing Education Workshop. National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 13, 2012.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. "Cognition and Aphasia: Implications for Rehabilitation”. Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing ConventionPittsburgh, PA, April 7, 2011.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N, and Nicholas, M.  Successful aphasia therapy: Individual case examples. Sponsored by the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Allied Health,School of Medicine, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, May 18, 2007.

Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Holland, AL. “New approaches to helping people with aphasia.” 53rd Annual Deep South Conference. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, April 13, 2007

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Haley, K., A Case of Foreign Accent Syndrome with Multiple Sclerosis? Grand Rounds Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, (November 17, 2005). San Diego, CA Helm

 Estabrooks, N.  “Perseveration, a process approach to aphasia treatment, and functional carry-over of therapy effects, Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Centers, Mechanicsville, VA, October 22, 2005

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., “Honing your aphasia diagnostic and treatment skills”.  Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Knoxville, TN,  September 23, 2005

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Haley, K. “Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech. Differential diagnoses and “cutting edge” treatments.  Sponsored by the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences,Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Chapel Hill, NC, May 19 & 20, 2005.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. & Karow, C, “Left Brain/Right Brain:  Contributions to communication; effects of strokes; treatments for specific disorders.”  Sponsored by Educational Resources, Inc. Springfield, MA June 15 & 16, 2004 & Alexandria, VA, June 18 & 19, 2004

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Drawing as a way to communicate”.  Speaking Out Conference.Sponsored by National Aphasia Association and University of South Florida. Tampa, FL, June 5, 2004

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. “Update in aphasia research and rehabilitation”. Speaking Out Conference.Sponsored by National Aphasia Association and University of South Florida. Tampa, FL, June 3, 2004

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. & C. Karow, “Right Brain/Left Brain:  Contributions to successful communication”.  Rhode Island Speech and Hearing Association Fall Convention, Warwick, RI, October 18, 2003

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.,  “Updates in aphasia rehabilitation.”  New England Sinai Hospital,Stoughton, MA, September 12, 1003, and Donald Reed Speech and Hearing Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY, October 4, 2003. Sponsored by Educational Resources, Inc.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., “The impact cognitive skills on treatment strategies in left hemisphere Dysfunction.”  Connecticut Speech and Hearing Association Spring Conference, Farmington, CT, May 9, 2003

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Successful treatment outcomes: What’s cognition got to do with them? Sponsored by Educational Resources, Inc. Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, April 5-6, 2002.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., The Interrelation of Language and Cognition: Implications for Valid Assessment, Accurate Diagnosis and Effective Treatment of Patients with Neurogenic Communication Disorders.  Sponsored by:  Northern Speech Services.  Philadelphia, PA, January 26-27, 2002.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Brief, Effective Aphasia Therapy Programs. 22nd Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, and Movement Disorders. Cambridge, MA, November 3, 2001.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Aphasia and Cognition:  Approaches to Assessment and Treatment.  Rhode Island Speech Language Hearing Association Fall Conference, Warwick, Rhode Island, September 28, 2001.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. A Cognitive –Linguistic Approach to Aphasia Rehabilitation.  Sponsored by Miami Association of Communication Specialists, Miami Lakes, Florida, March 9-10, 2001.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hinkley, J., and Connor, L.  Cognition and Language:  Implications for aphasia treatment.  Short course sponsored by Special Interest Division II: American Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Washington, D.C., November 17, 2000.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Models and techniques of brain injury rehabilitation.  The Community Hospitals Indianapolis, Indiana, November 4, 2000.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The impact of cognitive skills on treatment strategies for left hemisphere dysfunction.  12th Annual Stroke Conference, Cambridge, MA, October 12, 2000.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  & Connor, L.T..  Components of attention and implications for language performance.  Maine Speech and Hearing Association, Ogunquit, ME, September 22,2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Five aspects of cognition:  Implications for treatment of language disorders. Minnesota Speech and Hearing Association, Duluth, MN, April 28, 2000.

Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Cognitive considerations in stroke rehabilitation.  Healthsouth Braintree Hospital, Braintree, MA.  April 15, 2000.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Cognition and Aphasia: The importance of interacting variables for assessment and treatment. Annual Multidisciplinary Stroke Conference, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, April 6, 2000.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Five Aspects of Cognition: Implications for treatment of language disorders. Maine Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Spring Conference, Rockport, Maine, April 16, 1999

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Aphasia Rehabilitation: Specific Methods for Specific Syndromes.  Sponsored by: Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders.  St. Louis, MO, October 2-3, 1998.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Aphasia Rehabilitation: Application of Specific Methods. Sponsored by: Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders.  Cape Cod, MA, August 20-22, 1998.

 Mateer, C. & Helm-Estabrooks, N. Assessment and Treatment of closed-head injury and stroke patients. Sponsored by: Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders.  Cape Cod, MA, July 9-11, 1998

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. The cognitive-linguistic interface: Implications for treatment. Sponsored by: Massachusetts Speech and Hearing Association, Danvers, MA, May 8, 1998.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.& Beeson, P. Assessment and Treatment of Acquired Reading and Writing Disorders. Sponsored by:  Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Denham, MA, March 20-21, 1998

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Specific treatments for various forms of aphasia. Sponsored by:  Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Cape Cod, MA, August 21-23, 1997

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Turkstra, L. Language, Memory, Executive Functions: Considerations for Treating TBI and Stroke Patients. Sponsored by:  Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Sanibel, FL, May 30-31, 1997.

 Alexander, M., Caramazza, A. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. Aphasia: Clinical Syndromes to Cognitive Neuropsychology and Treatment.  American Society of Neurorehabilitation, Boston, Ma, April 22, 1997.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognitive Considerations for Aphasia Treatment. Sponsored by: California Speech and Hearing Association. Palm Springs, CA,  April 3-4, 1997.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognitive-Linguistic Treatment of Stroke Patients. Sponsored by: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Nov 7-8, 1996.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognitive Linguistic Therapy Tasks for Neurogenic Patients. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Waltham, MA, October 27-28, 1995.

 Duffy, J., Myers, P., and Helm-Estabrooks, N. Right Hemisphere, Left Hemisphere, Brain Stem Disorders: Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Eastham, MA, August 21-25, 1995.

 Holland, A. and Helm-Estabrooks, N. What We Can Do with Aphasia  Patients: Specific Treatment Strategies. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Eastham, MA, July 13-15, 1995.

 Bayles, K., and Helm-Estabrooks, N. Cognition, Language and Memory:  Assessment and Treatment. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute  for Communication Disorders, Sanibel, FL, June 2-3, 1995.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. and Nelson, N.  Language Disorders Throughout the Lifespan: Diagnositic and Treatment Considerations.  Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Eastham, MA, August 22-26, 1994.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The Cutting Edge of Aphasia Therapy: Staying Sharp.  Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Sanibel, FL, June 3-4, 1994.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Difficult Diagnoses of Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders. Eastham, MA, July 14-15, 1993.

 Helm Estabrooks, N. and Bachman, D.  Medical Speech Pathology: A Collaboration Between Neurologists and Speech Language Pathologists.  Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Sanibel, FL, June 4-5, 1993.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Rehabilitation Challenges in the 90's: Treatment of Aphasia and Related Disorders.  Sponsored by Carondelet Rehabilitation Services of Arizona, Tucson, AZ,  May 7-8, 1993.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  New Methods for Assessing and Treating Language and Cognitive Disorders.  Sponsored by Neuroscience Clinic, Mentcare, Fargo, ND, April 23, 1993.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Principios basicas y metodolagia de la intervencion Neuropsyicologica.  Fundacion Crencia y Medicina.  Madrid, Spain.  November 2-11, 1992.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Square, P., Yorkston, K.  Aphasia vs. Dysarthria vs. Apraxia of Speech.  Sponsored by Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Eastham, MA, August 24-28, 1992.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Difficult Cases in Aphasia: Assessment and Treatment.  Sponsored by Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, Eastham, MA, July 10-11, 1992.

 Bayles, K., Helm-Estabrooks, N., Hotz, G., Tomoeda, C.  Dementia vs. Head Injury vs. Stroke.  Sponsored by Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders.  Eastham, MA, June 22-26, 1992.

 Holland, A., Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Pragmatic vs. Structured Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation:  Which Works Best?, Sponsored by Cape Cod Institute for Communication Disorders, San Antonio, Texas, February 22-23, 1991; San Francisco, CA, March 22-23, 1991.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Assessment of Severe Aphasia, Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 13, 1989.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Neuropsychological Assessment and Language Treatment:  A Process Based Approach, Co-Sponsored by University of North Carolina and Duke University, April 17, 1989.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Neuropsychological Assessment and Language Treatment.  University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 2930, 1988.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Neuropsychological Assessment and Language Treatment:  A Process Based Approach.  South Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida, March 2526, 1988.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Emery, P., Morgan, A., Nicholas, M.  New Developments in the Assessment and Treatment of Aphasia and Apraxia.  Boston University Aphasia Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts, December 5, 1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treating Aphasia and Measuring Treatment Effects.  Sponsored by:  In-Speech, Inc., Los Angeles, California, October 30, 1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Holland, A., LaPointe, L., Rosenbeck, J.  Managing the Adult Aphasia:  A Look at Proven Treatment Approaches.  Sponsored by:  Northern Speech Service, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, September 1112, 1987 and Los Angeles, California, February 2627, 1988.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Loverso, F.  Focus on Severe and Mild Aphasia.  Sponsored by:  Madonna Centers, Lincoln, Nebraska, August 2122, 1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Recent Developments in the Assessment and Treatment of Higher Cortical Dysfunction.  Sponsored by: Northern Speech Services and the Boston Neuropsychology Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona, June 46, 1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Recent Advances in Aphasia.  Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1987.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  The Global Aphasic Patient.  Sponsored by the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, New Jersey, November 78, 1986.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  New Developments in the Treatment of Aphasia.  Sponsored by Speech Pathology Alumni Association, University of Toronto, Canada, September 5, 1986.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., E. Kaplan, D. Bloom, R. Cohen, A. Morse, P. Morse.  Turf Wars: Who Manages Head Injury of Patients.  Mass. Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, May 3, 1986.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treating Severe Aphasia and Documenting Treatment Effects.  Sponsored by Northern Speech Services, Detroit, Michigan, May 910, 1986.

 Helm-Estarooks, N., Zappala, G.  Aphasia as a Neurological Syndrome:  Its Definition and Domain.  Sponsored by Community Hospitals and Center for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Indianapolis, Indiana, March, 4, 1986.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Aphasia:  New Directions in Assessment and Treatment.  Sponsored by:  Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey, September 27, 1985.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Severe Aphasias:  A Team Approach to Assessment and Treatment, Sponsored by:  Northern Nevada Speech and Hearing Association, Reno, Nevada, June 7 and 8, 1985.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  New concepts in the evaluation/Remediation of the Adult Aphasic, South Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida, March 2930, 1985.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Brain/Behavior Relationships:  Implications for Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders:  The Sixth Annual Communication Disorders Conference, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, March 22, 1985.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Aphasia Therapy:  From Theory Practice to Research.  Sponsored by Northern Speech Services, Inc., Grand Tranverse Village, Michigan, October 1112, 1984.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Current Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation, Sponsored by Communicative/Associated Speech Pathology Department, Jeannes Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 14, 1984.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Current Concepts and Developments in Aphasia Treatment.  The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 22 & 23, 1984.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treating Aphasic Patients and Evaluating the Effects.  Sponsored by Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 1, 1984.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Holland, A.L.  Retained Abilities: Springboards for Aphasia Rehabilitation.  Sponsored by Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 67, 1984.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Brain/Behavioral Based Aphasia Rehabilitation Approaches.  Sponsored by San Bernadino Community Hospital at Lake Arrowhead, California, October 2021, 1983.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treatment of Severe Aphasia.  Sponsored by Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, October 14, 1983.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Aphasia Rehabilitation.  Sixth Annual Institute for the Management of the Communicatively Handicapped, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, August 13, 1983.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Brain/Behavior Relationships which Form the Basis for Aphasia Rehabilitation.  Community Hospital and Rehabilitation Center of Los Gatos-Saratoga, Los Gatos, California, June 2526, 1983.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Brain/Behavior-Based Approaches to Aphasic Rehabilitation.  Spring Conference, Connecticut Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Hartford, Connecticut, April 30, 1983.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  A process approach to language rehabilitation.  York County Speech and Hearing Institute, Biddeford Pool, Maine, September 24, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Kaplan, E.  Head Injury: A process approach to neuropsychological and language assessment.  Sponsored by the National Head Injury Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2122, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Treatment strategies for the neurologically impaired.  Long Island Speech and Hearing Association, Annual Spring Conference, Smithtown, New York, April 3, 1982.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Visual action therapy for global aphasia. ShortCourse presented at Ontario Speech and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, London Ontario, Canada, September, 1981.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N., Rubens, A.  Neurology and Speech Pathology: The problem of aphasia.  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, July, 1981.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Differential Treatment of Acquired Aphasia.  Wisconsin Speech and Hearing Association Convention, Madison, Wisconsin, May 2, 1981.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N.  Recent Concepts and Developments in the Treatment of Aphasia.  Communication Disorder Seminar Series, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, April 25, 1981.

 Helm-Estabrooks, N. Diagnostically Determined Treatment Approaches to Acquired Language Disorders.  Continuing education workshop sponsored by the International Neuropsychological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, February 4, 1981.

 Helm, N.A.  Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination Workshop.  Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, July, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Kaplan, E.F.  Hemispheric Specialization Conference.  Sponsored by the University of California, University Extension, Berkeley, CA, October 1819, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Kaplan, E.F.  The Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination: Assessment and implication for Therapy.  Sponsored by California Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Private Practice, Long Beach, California, August 1, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Kaplan, E.F., La Pointe, L.  Brain Damage: Function, Dysfunction, Treatment.  Sponsored by the Veterans Administration Southwest Regional Medical Center for Continuing Education, Anaheim, California, August, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Martin, A.D., West, J.L.  Aphasia Therapy: from Theory to Practice.  Short Course presented at New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Monticello, New York, April, 1980.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy for Aphasia.  Short Course presented to Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, April, 1980.

 Helm, N.A., Holland, A.  Aphasia: Assessment and Treatment Procedures.  Third Annual Conference, Hawaii Speech and Hearing Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, February, 1979.

 Helm, N.A.  Treatment of Global Aphasia and Acquired Agrammatism.  Two short courses presented to the Annual Meeting of the Maine Speech and Hearing Association, Waterville, Maine, October, 1978.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy Seminar.  Sponsored by the Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, November, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Language Rehabilitation: Application of Theoretical Concepts to the Therapeutic Process.  Short Course, Nassau Hospital, Nassau, Long Island, New York, October, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Advanced Course in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by the Boston Area Clinical Aphasiology Group and the Department of Communication Disorders.  Youville Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Short Courses 1 and 2.  Texas Speech and Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas, September, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  A Workshop in the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination.  Sponsored by the Aphasiology Association of Ohio and the Department of Neurosciences of the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, June, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy Seminar.  Sponsored by Speech, Language and Audiology Programs, Detroit, Michigan, March, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy Workshop.  Co-sponsored by Department of Communication Disorders, Medical Rehabilitation Hospital and National Student Speech and Hearing Association of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, January, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  A Short Course in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy for Aphasia.  Sponsored by the Aphasia Interest Group of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January, 1977.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy Workshop.  Sponsored by the Clinical Aphasiology Group of Maine, Portland, Maine, September, 1976.

 Helm, N.A.  A Symposium in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Co-sponsored by Southern Methodist University and Dallas Veterans Administration Hospital, Dallas, Texas, April, 1976.

 Helm, N.A.  A Short Course in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by St. Charles Hearing and Speech Center in cooperation with the Long Island Speech and Hearing Association, Long Island, New York, February, 1976.

 Helm, N.A.  A Workshop in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by the Aphasiology Association of Ohio at the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, October, 1975.

 Helm, N.A.  A Short Course in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by the Long Island Speech and Hearing Association in cooperation with Nassau, Hospital, Nassau, Long Island, New York, July, 1975.

 Helm, N.A.  Workshop in Melodic Intonation Therapy.  Sponsored by Kent Community Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January, 1975.

 Helm, N.A.  Melodic Intonation Therapy Workshop.  Co-Sponsored by the Aphasia Unit of Hennepin County Medical Center, Department of Communication Disorders, University of Minnesota, Aphasia Section, Minneapolis Veterans Administration Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November, 1974.