Julia Yudes-Kuznetsov, MS, CCC-SLP is a bilingual speech-language pathologist and adjunct instructor at Adelphi University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in neurogenic speech disorders and anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism. She received her undergraduate and graduate education in speech language pathology in Russia. She received her master's degree in speech-language pathology from Teachers College. She has been employed in a variety of medical settings in the past 20 years. Currently, she is employed as a contract speech-language pathologist with adults diagnosed with cognitive-communication disorders and dysphagia secondary to head trauma and strokes.