Dr. Ramsberger specializes in adult neurogenic disorders of communication. Her research focuses on understanding how linguistic, cognitive, social, environmental and emotional factors contribute to communicative success in persons with brain damage and then using this knowledge to develop new rehabilitation methods for persons with acquired neurologically-based language and cognitive disorders. She is holds board certification in adult disorders from the Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). The National Institutes of Health, James S. McDonnell Foundation and the National Science Foundation have funded her research. She received her B.A. (1977) in Communication Disorders and Psychology and her M.A. (1979) in Communication Disorders both from the University of Colorado at Boulder.