The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Diane Garst Walsh

Professor of Practice

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-3610
Office: CRA_12.119S
Campus Mail Code: CRA


Diane Walsh is involved in teaching, clinical supervision, and research projects in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing. She teaches undergraduate classes in communication disorders, communication sciences, and neural basis of communication, and a special methods course in dementia for graduate students. Walsh is a speech language pathologist with clinical interest in adults with dementia, neurogenic communication disorders, and adults with disabilities. Her research interests include motor speech disorders, language in aphasia, and language in aging veterans of World War II. Walsh earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and her master’s degree from UT Dallas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Walsh, D., Patterson, R., Aguilar, S., & Lagus, J. (2020). The Journey of identity of World War II veterans with and without dementia. The Journal of Aging and Social Change, 10 (4): 1-17.

Ulatowska, H., Santos, T., & Walsh, D (2018). From stories to wisdom: Communicative competence in testimonial language of World War II pilot veterans. The Journal of Aging and Social Change, 8(3): 17-26.

Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Olea-Santos, T., Garst, D., Vernon, J. & McArthur, J. (2013) Personal narratives in aphasia: Understanding narrative competence. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 20(1): 36-43.

McNeil, M., Katz, W., Fossett, T., Garst, D., Szuminsky, N., Carter, G., & Lim, K. (2010). Effects of on-line augmented kinematic and perceptual feedback on treatment of speech movement in apraxia of speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 62(3), 127-33.

Katz, W., McNeil, M. & Garst, D. (2010). Treating apraxia of speech (AOS) with EMA-supplied visual augmented feedback. Aphasiology, 24, 826-837.