For release: July 9, 2009
For press information, contact Lendon Ellis, 901/678-5288
The University of Memphis School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will present
its first Elizabeth J. Webster Visiting Scholars Institute lecture Friday, July 17.
Dr. Audrey L. Holland, 2009 visiting scholar, will discuss “Lessons from a Clinical
Life: Counseling Individuals with Communication Disorders and their Families” at 2
p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, Room 123. The lecture is free and open to the
Holland will share concepts and explore proven ways to contribute to the well being
of clients. Her areas of expertise include aspects of aging, counseling individuals
with disabilities and their families, and working with adults who have aphasia and
other neurological disorders.
Holland is the Regents Professor Emerita of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University
of Arizona. She has published more than 125 articles, textbooks and clinical tools,
including her most recent text, Counseling in Communication Disorders: A Wellness Perspective.
Reservations may be made by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone, 901-678-5288. Parking is available in the adjacent Fogelman garage
or the Central Avenue parking lot.
Dr. Betty Webster, for whom the lecture series is named, during her 17-year tenure
on the faculty of the U of M’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology pioneered
the parent counseling program at the Memphis Speech and Hearing Center, which is still
an integral part of the curriculum. She also taught courses in the areas of language
development and parent and family counseling. Webster was regarded as an outstanding
scholar and counselor as well as a guiding friend to students and colleagues.
Dr. Betty Webster