Jackie Hinckley Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Executive Director: Dr. Jackie Hinckley has over 25 years of experience directing clinical and research programs that specialize in the treatment of aphasia and related neurologic communication disorders. In addition to serving as Executive Director, she is Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of South Florida.
Cyndee Bowen, MS CCC-SLP
Program Coordinator: Cyndee Williams Bowen, a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), is Program Site Coordinator and STARS Program Coordinator for Voices of Hope for Aphasia, Inc. She is also owner of Bowen Speech-Language Therapy, LLC, a private SLP practice in Clearwater, Florida. Her clinical focus is outpatient rehabilitation, primarily for people with communication and swallowing disorders due to stroke or acquired brain injury. Cyndee holds multiple Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) conferred by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She currently serves on the Telepractice Committee of the Florida Speech and Hearing Association (FLASHA).
Program Assistant: Brooke Owen graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. She will be attending the University of South Florida starting in the fall of 2016 to pursue a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She is also a registered Behavior Technician for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Debbie Yones, M.S., CCC-SLP
Debbie Yones is an experienced, licensed aphasia therapist who received her Master’s degree from the University of South Florida. Debbie is an affiliate of AphasiaAccess and the National Aphasia Association, and is a member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Sciences & Disorders. She has been a founding contributor to Voices of Hope for Aphasia. She also runs a private-practice, delivering personalized, intensive aphasia therapy.
Alex Brice Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Dr. Alex Brice is a professor in the College of Education at USFSP, and a speech-language pathologist. He continues to be a great supporter of Voices of Hope for Aphasia. Dr. Brice advocates for our organization, has presented at our conference with his wife, Roanne, and leads a weekly session of seated karate for our members.
Lynne Giuliano, M.A. CCC-SLP
Lynne Giuliano has been volunteering with Voices of Hope for Aphasia for over 3 years. She has been inducted into the City of St. Petersburg’s Senior Hall of Fame for all of her volunteer work for Voices of Hope for Aphasia, St. Anthony’s Hospital, and the Lealman Asian Family Center.