Kelly Knollman-Porter, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Kelly Knollman-PorterEducation

Doctorate of Philosophy in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Cincinnati, 2012

Master of Arts, University of Cincinnati, 1992

Bachelor of Science, University of Cincinnati, 1990

Professional Recognition and Affiliation

Member of American Speech Language Hearing Association (1990-present)

Special Interest Division: Neurocognitive Disorders (2010-present)

Member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (2017-present)

Strategies to accommodate reading in aphasia:  Using assistive technology to support reading by people with aphasia.  National Institute of Health (NIDCD), Academic Research Enhancement Award R-15.  Received July 2017.  Role:  Co-PI.          

Increasing the preference-based care of people in Ohio’s Nursing Homes with a special focus on people living with dementia.  Ohio Department of Medicaid.  Received September 2019. Role: Consultant

Center for the Enhancement of Learning: Staff Commendation (2013-2019)

Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and University Assessment Top 100 Faculty member, 2014, 2015, 2016

Golden Apple Award: ASHA Leader Publication, May 2010


Concussion Management

Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Miami University Stroke Support Group

Select Publications

Knollman-Porter, K., Brown, J., Wallace, T., & *Spitz, S. (2021). First-line healthcare providers’ reported knowledge of and referrals to speech-language pathologists for clients with mild traumatic brain injury. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Advance online publication. 

Brown, J., Knollman-Porter, K., Hux, K., Wallace, S., & *deVille, C. (2021).  Effect of digital highlighting on reading comprehension given text-to-speech technology for people with aphasia.  Aphasiology, 35(2), 200-221. 

Knollman-Porter, K., & Burshnic, V. (2020). Optimizing effective communication while wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 46(11), 7-11.

Knollman-Porter, K.,Wallace, S., Brown, J., Hux, K., *Hoagland, B., & *Ruff, D. (2019).  Effects of written, auditory, and combined modalities on comprehension for people with aphasia. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 28,1206-1221.  doi:  10.1044/2019_AJSLP-19-0013. 

Knollman-Porter, K.,& *Julian, S. (2019).  Book club experiences, engagement, and reading support use by people with aphasia. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 28,1084-1098.  doi:  10.1044/2019_AJSLP-18-237.

Knollman-Porter, K.,*Thaxton, S., Hughes, M. & Constantinidou, F. (2019).  Management and recovery patterns following sport-related mild traumatic brain injury in male and female college athletes. Topics in Language Disorders, 30(3), 257-275.doi:  10.1097/TLD.0000000000000187. 

Brown, J. &Knollman-Porter, K.(2019).  Evaluating cognitive-linguistic deficits post-concussion in adults: Contributions of self-report and standardized measures. Topics in Language Disorders, 30(3), 239-256. doi:  10.1097/TLD.0000000000000186. 

Wallace, S.,Knollman-Porter, K.,Brown, J., & Hux, K.  (2019). Narrative comprehension by people with aphasia given single versus combined modality presentation. Aphasiology. 33(6),

Knollman-Porter, K., Constantinidou, F., Beardslee, J., & Dailey, S. (2019).  Multidisciplinary management of collegiate sports-related concussions. Seminars in Speech and Language, 4(1), 3-12.  doi:  10.1055/s-0038-1676363. 

Knollman-Porter, K., Dietz, A., &*Dahlem, K. (2018). Intensive auditory comprehension treatment for severe aphasia:  A feasibility study. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 27,936-949.  doi: 10.1044/2018_AJSLP-17-0117.

Knollman-Porter, K.,Brown, J., & *Flynn, M. (2018). A preliminary examination of collegiate athletes and non-athletes knowledge of concussion definition, symptoms, and post-injuryservices.American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 27,778-795.  doi:10.1044/2018_AJSLP-17-0108. 

Knollman-Porter, K., Brown, J., Hux, K., Wallace, S., & *Uchtman, E. (2016).  Preferred visuographic images to support reading by people with chronic aphasia. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 23(4), 269-75.

Knollman-Porter, K., Wallace, S., Hux, K., Brown, J., & Long, C. (2015).  Reading experiences and use of supports by people with aphasia.  Aphasiology, 29 (12), 1448-1472.

Knollman-Porter, K., Constantinidou, F., & Hutchinson Marron, K. (2014). Speech-Language Pathology and sports concussion management in intercollegiate athletes: The Miami University Sports Concussion Management Program. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 23 (4), 507-519.