Ph.D, New York University (1977)
M.S., University of Michgan (1961)
B.A., Brooklyn College, CUNY (1960)
Acquired Language Disorders
Research Methods In Communication Sciences And Disorders
My philosopphy of teaching reflects my desire to prepare future colleagues for successful practice in speech-language pathology. I believe in sharing with students, not only texts and materials, but my years of clinical experience.
Specialization: Language Disorders secondary to neurological impairment; Phonemic problems resulting from Cerebrovascular accident; Development of language in children.
1) Language problems associated with Dementia and other disorders
2) Diagnosis and treatment of language disorders secondary to stroke
3) Use of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) in patients with Apahasia and Dementia
Effect of Alternative & Augmentative Communication by caregivers in Alzheimer's Disease (with R. Goldfarb, C. Arrroyo), Faculty Development Grant, Adelphi University, $3,500, 1/1/08. 3/30/09 – Extension granted to 8/31/09.
West, J.F., Sands, E.S. (1998). BEST 2. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed Publishers.
West, J.F., Sands, E.S. (1998). Chapter 40; Patricia: A Case of Severe Wernicke's (Receptive) Aphasia Due to an Underlying Malignancy. BEST 2. (pp. 345-350). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc..
Arroyo, C.G., Goldfarb, R. & Sands, E. (Accepted for publication), Use of Alternative-Augmentative Communication by Caregivers in Severe Aphasia: A Case Report. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology; Applied Behavior Analysis.
Sosin, A., Schechter, G., White-Clark, R, Pepper-Sanello, Cortina M, Sands, E. (2006, April). "School University Collaboration in the NCLB Era: A Post-Mortem for a Federal Grant Proposal," paper presented at the American Educational Research Association conference. SanFrancisco, CA.
Sands, E.; Invited Presenter (1999). "Ethical Practices in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology". In The American Speech- Language- Hearing Association's annual convention.
Diane Saulle, Elizabeth Vicarro and Nellyzita Nwosu (2011). Adelphi University.
Other Scholarly/Artistic Work
Past recipient of Department of Education grant ($1.6 million for 3 years) to encourage students to teach math and science in undersolved school districts.
Honors and Accomplishments
Fellow, American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 1981.
Distinguished Service Award, New York State Speech Language and Hearing Association, May 4, 1996.
Honors of the Association, Long Island Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1999.
Consulting Editor; Creedmore Journal of Urban Psychiatry;
Editorial Consultant; Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research;
Guest Editor, Topics in Language Disorders;
Editorial Board Member, Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation
Co-Investigarot with Professors Robert Goldfarb and Cindy Arroyo: "Effect of Alternative-Augmentative Communication by Caregivers in Alzheimer's Disease."
Community and Corporate Leadership
Board of Directors- Port Washington Educational Foundation
Policy Board- Port Washington Teacher's Center
Licenses & Certifications
American Speech Language and Hearing Association-Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology.
New York State License in Speech Language Pathology #198.