Carl Coelho, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is Professor Emeritus and former Department Head of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department at the University of Connecticut, where he also served as Director of the Cognitive Science Program. Prior to beginning his academic career, he worked 18 years as a clinician and Department Director of speech-language pathology and audiology in rehabilitation hospitals. Dr. Coelho spent the next 27 years developing coursework and teaching about the management of communication disorders. He is past-president of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences and recipient of Honors of the Academy. Dr. Coelho also served as the Vice-President of the National Aphasia Association. His research on cognitive communication disorders in adults with acquired brain injuries has been has been published in over 100 journal articles and chapters. Dr Coelho is a Fellow of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association.