Laura Glufling Tham

Director of Clinical Education
Pronouns: (She/Her/Hers)
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Laura Glufling-Tham has more than 20 years of clinical experience working with adults who have cognitive-communicative disorders, including aphasia, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, cognitive-linguistic impairments, and difficulty in swallowing, known as dysphagia. An experienced clinical supervisor and teacher, Glufling-Tham works in Emerson's Robbins Speech, Language and Hearing Center. There, she supervises graduate students as they conduct evaluations and therapy with adult clients who present with various neurogenic communication disorders.

Glufling-Tham also teaches a clinical methods course covering clinically based adult topics, including professional issues, interviewing, documentation, and assessment tools.