Ryan L. Nelson, PhD
Ryan L. Nelson, PhD, is a Doris B. Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr. Nelson's research and clinical practice primarily focus on language and literacy impairment in children. Communication counseling with children and their families from a wellness perspective is also a critical part of his work. Before moving to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Dr. Nelson was a faculty member at the University of Texas at El Paso. He has worked as a speech-language pathologist in public schools and has published in the areas of literacy, ADHD, autism, and qualitative research.