Aimee R. Mooney, M.S., CCC-SLP/L
Part-time Clinical Assistant Professor
Cognitive Rehab Clinic Coordinator
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
M.S., Miami University, Speech-Language Pathology
B.S., Miami University, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Certificate: Geriatric Wellness Instructor
Professional Memberships include: American Speech and Hearing Association, Oregon Speech
Pathology Academy, OHSU Neurology Department: Team Parkinson’s Disease
Professional Background & Interests
Aimee has practiced as a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist for over 25 years. She has specialized in applying Communication and Cognitive Rehabilitation across multiple settings from inpatient rehabilitation to day-treatment & outpatient programs to home health. Her expertise is in treating patients with Neurological illness/injury, including: Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Parkinson’s disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Aimee has a strong clinical and organizational leadership background in transdiciplinary rehabilitation services. She has held positions ranging from staff therapist to Clinical Management of a multidisciplinary outpatient clinics. She has been involved in research both as the Community Resource Advocate in the NIDRR sponsored Oregon Traumatic Brain injury Model Systems Project as well as the Technical Expert member for the Evidence Report on Rehabilitation of Person’s With Traumatic Brain Injury.
She is currently a member of OHSU REKNEW: Reclaiming Expressive Knowledge in Elders with Communication Difficulties. REKNEW Projects research ways that Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can support adults with degenerative neurological disease as they experience complex communication impairments. Aimee participates in a variety of grant funded research projects at OHSU including a study of the effectiveness of AAC for people with primary progressive aphasia, the development of a brain computer interface to enable independent communication for people with locked-in syndrome, and voice banking for patients with ALS.
Aimee is a natural and enthusiastic instructor. She speaks frequently around Portland and the entire state of Oregon. Her teaching style is interactive and she is thrilled to always learn from her audience as well. She is a member of TeamPD: a group of professionals specializing in the team treatment of patients with Parkinson’s Disease, who mission is to train practitioners in rural areas of the state. From treating patients to advocating for best practices for patients and their families, Aimee has developed a life-long passion for helping adults to maximize recovery from injury or adapt to disease & degenerative illness.