Alisa Woods, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Professor

Communication Sciences and Oral Health

Alisa Woods, M.S., CCC-SLP

Contact

awoods2@twu.edu
214-689-6657
IHSD 1721

Biography

Alisa Woods, M.S. CCC-SLP is an Associate Clinical Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Texas Woman's University. She has 25 years of clinical experience in the field of Speech-Language Pathology where she has served as a clinician, a supervisor of SLP graduate students' externships and SLP-CFYs, and a Director of Rehab. She also has over 25 years of experience in adult neurogenic disorders and dysphagia, where she has explored evidenced-based treatments to enhance recovery from language, motor, cognitive and dysphagia deficits post stroke. She is trained in AMPcare's ESP protocol for neuromuscular electrical stimulation for dysphagia. She is the Externship Coordinator where she is in charge of placing over 20 graduate students each semester out in the field. She strives to find top rated sites that provide graduate students with amazing learning experiences. She is certified as a National Outcome Measurement System (NOMS) trainer, an outcome measurement tool used by the American Speech Hearing and Language Association to determine levels of severity in speech, language, and cognitive skills of adults with neurogenic disorders.

Education

M.S., Speech Language Pathologist, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
B.S., Communication Disorders, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Expertise

Adult Neurogenics; Adult Dysphagia

Latest Articles

SMART Program in Chronic Stroke
Annals of International Occupational Therapy (2020)
Asha Vas, Alisa Woods, Molly Keebler, Stephen Spees Spees

Integrative Executive Function Training in Chronic Stroke- A Case Example.
Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research (2017)
Asha K. Vas, Robin Abelerra, Sarah Taylor, Emily Rich, Jennifer Burns

Recent Presentations

Student Attitudes and Perceptions of Interprofessional Education and Practice
Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention (2020)
Poster | Alisa Woods, Charlene Dickinson

The Effects of Context-Based Therapy to Decrease Communication Breakdowns in One Individual with Wernicke's Aphasia Post Stroke
Texas Woman's University Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium (2019)
Poster | Lauren Patrick, Robin Abellera, Alisa Woods, Delaina Walker-Batson

Explorations of Effectiveness of Modified Melodic Intonation Therapy for Treatment of Language and Motor Speech Deficits Post Stroke
Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention (2019)
Poster | Jordan Minter, Delaina Walker-Batson, Alisa Woods, Robin Abellera

Explorations of Effectiveness of Modified Melodic Intonation Therapy for Treatment of Language and Motor Speech Deficits Post Stroke
Texas Woman's University Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium (2018)
Poster | Jordan Minter, Delaina Walker-Batson, Alisa Woods, Robin Abellera

Intensive Language Treatment in One Individual with Multiple Linguistic Deficits
Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention (2018)
Poster | Lauren Elise Jackson, Kelcie Esser, Alisa Woods, Delaina Walker-Batson, Robin Abellera

SMART aproach: Executive Function training for Chronic Stroke
ACRM Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research (2017)
Poster | Asha Vas, Robin Abellera, Sarah Taylor, Emily Rich, Jennifer Burns

Intensive Language Treatment in One Individual with Multiple Linguistic Deficits
Texas Woman's University Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium (2017)
Poster | Lauren Elisa Jackson, Kelci Esser, Alisa Woods, Delaina Walker-Batson, Robin Abellera

Treating Written Expression in an Individual with Broca's Aphasia: The Efficacy of Anagram Copy Recall Therapy.
Texas Speech and Hearing Association (TSHA) Convention (2017)
Poster | Brittany Small, Laura Cooper, Delaina Walker-Batson, Robin Abellera, Alisa Woods

Treating Written Expression in an Individual with Broca's Aphasia: The Efficacy of Anagram Copy Recall Therapy
TWU Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium (2016)
Poster | Brittany Small, Laura Cooper, Delaina Walker-Batson, Robin Abellera, Alisa Woods

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association