Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders


Susan Jackson

Susan T. Jackson

Associate Professor
Department of Hearing and Speech
University of Kansas Medical Center

Phone: (913) 588-5937
FAX: (913) 588-5923

B.A. Experimental Psychology, 1984, Dalhousie University
M.Sc. Human Communication Disorders, 1986, Dalhousie University
Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology, 1992, University of Pittsburgh


Dr. Jackson's research interests include language disorders associated with normal aging, dementia, and stroke. She has conducted intervention studies with individuals who have Alzheimer's disease and who reside in long term care facilities, examined the effect of dual task performance in stroke and normal aging, and examined the validity of aphasia therapy materials.

Selected Publications

Kemper, S., McDowd, J., Pohl, P, Herman, R., & Jackson, S.T. (2006). Revealing language deficits following stroke: The cost of doing two things at once. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 13, 115-139.

Jackson, S.T. (2002). Speech. In David J. Ekerdt, Robert A. Applebaum, Karen C. Holden, Stephe G. Post, Kenneth Rockwood, Richard Schulz, Richard L. Sprott, & Peter Uhlenberg (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Aging. New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

O'Hanlon, L., & Jackson, S.T. (2000). A look at the neuropsychological approach to the evaluation and treatment of aphasia. California Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Magazine, November/December.

Lastine-Sobecks, J.L., Jackson, S.T., & Paolo, A.M. (1998). Identifying the pronunciation of irregularly-spelled words: Relation to Verbal IQ. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 12, 189-19.

Teel, C., Dunn, W., Jackson, S.T., & Duncan, P. (1997). The role of the environment in fostering independence: Conceptual and methodological issues in developing an instrument. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 4, 28-40.

Thomas, C.A., & Jackson, S.T. (1997). The validity of reading comprehension therapy materials. Journal of Communication Disorders, 30, 231-242.

Flanagan, J.L., & Jackson, S.T. (1997). Test-retest reliability of three aphasia tests: Performance of non-brain-damaged older adults. Journal of Communication Disorders, 30, 33-42.

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