Tamara Backer, MS, CCC-SLP has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist since 2000. Much of her experience has been in the area of neurorehabilitation, with an emphasis in traumatic brain injury. In addition to her work in the clinical setting, Tamara also has the unique opportunity to work in the education field. Her hope is to bridge the gap between the clinical and educational models, as both are highly valuable. Tamara strongly believes that looking at the whole person and incorporating all aspects of their life are vital to successful practices.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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