Coordinator, Emphasis in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology
B.A. (University of California, Santa Barbara)
M.A. (University of Texas, Austin)
Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin)
Adult Neurogenic Laboratory
Communication Neuroscience 1, 2, and 3
Multicultural Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Bilingualism, Language, and Cognition
Counseling Special Populations
Clinical management of aphasia in Spanish speakers
Treatment outcomes and aphasia
Muñoz, M.L. (2012). The clinical management of anomia in bilingual speakers of Spanish and English. In Ed’s., M. Gitterman, M. Goral, and L. Obler, Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia (p. 69-88). Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
Olness, G. S. and Muñoz, M.L. (2011). Toward an expanded operationalization of the verbal expression of affective meaning. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23, 217-218. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.246.
Muñoz, M.L. (2011) Reducing aphasic perseverations: a case study. Perspectives on Neurophysiology & Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 21, 176-183.
Munoz, M.L., Watson, J., Yarborough, L., and Flahive, L. (2011, April 26). Monolingual Supervision of Bilingual Student Clinicians: Challenges and Opportunities. The ASHA Leader.
Horton-Ikard, R., and Muñoz, M.L. (2010). Addressing Multicultural Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 37, 167-173.
Horton-Ikard, R., Muñoz, M.L., Thomas-Tate, S., and Keller-Bell, Y. (2009). Establishing a Pedagogical Framework for the Multicultural Course in Communication Disorders. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 18, p. 192-206.
Muñoz, C., Juarez, G., Muñoz, M.L.. et al (2008). The Quality of Life of Patients with Malignant Gliomas and their Caregivers. Social Work in Health Care, 47(4), 455-478.
Muñoz, M.L. and Marquardt, T.P. (2008). The performance of neurologically normal bilingual speakers of English and Spanish on the Bilingual Aphasia Test. Aphasiology, 22, 1, p 3-19.
Muñoz, M.L. (2007). Semantic organization and lexical retrieval. In A. Ardila and E. Ramos, Speech and Language Disorders in Bilinguals. Nova Science Publishers, Inc, New York.
Youmans, G., Holland, A., Muñoz, M.L., and Bourgeois, M. (2005). Script training and automaticity in two individuals with aphasia. Aphasiology, 19(3-5), p. 435-450.
Muñoz, M.L., and Qualls, C.D., (2005). Consideration of the monolingual –bilingual continuum in research and clinical practice in neurogenic communication disorders. ECHO, vol. 1.
Qualls, C.D., and Muñoz, M.L., (2005). Socioeconomic Status as a Proxy for Race-Ethnicity: A Proposed Framework for Studying Cultural Variables in Individuals with Neurogenic Communication Disorders. ECHO, vol. 1.
Munoz, M.L., Santamaria, K., and Atkins, J. (2012, November). A Pilot study of the Use of Processing instruction to improve "a" comprehension and us in Spanish Speakers with Aphasia. American Speech Langauae and Hearing Association Convention. Atlanta, GA.
Munoz, M.L. (2012, July). Bilingualism and Cognition Across the Lifespan. Bilingual Therapies Symposium. Orlando, FL.
Santamaria, K. and Muñoz, M.L. (2012, March). Processing Instruction as a Therapy for Aphasia: Learning Spanish “a”. AALU, Boston, MA.
Olness, G. S., & Muñoz, M. L. (2011, October). Toward an expanded operationalization of the verbal expression of affective meanings. Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Montreal, Canada.
Prezas, R., Watson, J., Muñoz, M.L., and Payne, I., (November 2011). Current trends in the assessment and treatment of Spanish-speaker and bilinguals across the lifespan. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention; San Diego, CA.
Muñoz, M.L. (May 2011) The clinical management of anomia in Spanish/bilingual aphasia. Online at: http://www.speechpathology.com/.
Muñoz, M.L. (April 2011) Reducing aphasic perseverations in English and Spanish speakers with aphasia. Faculty Research Symposium, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, TCU, Fort Worth, TX.
Muñoz, M.L., Payne, I., Prezas, R., and Watson, J. (February 2011). Current trends in the assessment and treatment of Spanish-speaker and bilinguals across the lifespan. Texas Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention; Houston, TX.
Muñoz, M.L. (January 2011). The assessment and treatment of anomia in Spanish/bilingual aphasia. Illinois Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
Muñoz, M. L., Suarez, J., and Cameron, C. (2010). Decreasing perseveration and improving naming for a Spanish speaker with aphasia. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention; Philadelphia, PA.
Muñoz, M.L. (May 2010) Reducing perseverations in a Spanish speaker with aphasia (Clinical Aphasiology Conference; Isle of Palms, North Carolina).
Muñoz, M.L., (2009) Adapting MIT to improve functional communication in a Spanish speaker with aphasia MIT and Spanish. Clinical Aphasiology Conference; Keystone, Colorado.
Horton, R. and Muñoz, M.L., (2009). Multicultural Program Development in Communication Sciences and Disorders. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention; New Orleans.
Muñoz, M.L., and Eng, N. (2009). Assessment and treatment of aphasia in non-English speakers and bilinguals. American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention; New Orleans.
Muñoz, M.L., Muñoz, C., Farrell, B., et al (2008). Impact of cognitive-linguistic functioning on quality of life for patients with brain tumors. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.
Muñoz, M.L. (2008). Treating aphasia in bilingual and Spanish speakers. National Aphasia Association, Speaking Out! Conference, New York, NY.
Muñoz, M.L. (2008). Aphasia in Spanish speakers: Implications for assessment and treatment. Kentucky Speech and Hearing Association 2008 Convention. Covington, KY.
Member, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Treasurer, The Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
Member, ASHA Hispanic Caucus
Member, Texas Speech Language and Hearing Association
Member, Texas Organization of Multilingual Multicultural Audiologists and Speech Pathologists