Dr. Heather Morrison is a speech language pathologist practicing in JBER, AK. Dr. Morrison specializes in speech, language and swallowing disorders in patients. As a speech language pathologist, Dr. Morrison evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with communication and swallowing troubles. These conditions may be due to developmental delay, brain injury, hearing loss, autism, stroke or other diseases and injuries. Dr. Morrison helps patients make sounds and improve their voices through various methods. Speech language pathologists also work with patients to strengthen muscles used to speak and swallow, and work with individuals and families to help cope with their conditions.
- Design and operation of the National Survey of Adoptive Parents of Children With Special Health Care Needs, 2008.
- Design and operation of the National Survey of Adoptive Parents, 2007.
- Design and operation of the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, 2009-2010.
- Design and Operation of the National Survey of Children's Health, 2011-2012.
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