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

Published resources for aphasia and related communication disorders.

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 Convention.  Pittsburg, 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.