William Blackburn completed undergraduate work at the University of South Alabama with concentrated study in the areas of Psychology, Sociology and Gerontology. In addition to his BA, William competed an additional certificate program in Gerontology.
He earned his Masters Degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. William has experience in the acute care, inpatient rehab and outpatient settings working with rehabilitation of victims of stroke, trauma, head and neck cancer, dementia and those suffering from a variety of other illnesses resulting in cognition, communication and swallowing disorders.
He is trained to administer VitalStim as appropriate to aid in rehabilitation of swallowing deficits in addition to other modalities.