staff bio- Betts Peters

Betts Peters

Betts Peters, MA, CCC-SLP, has been a Research Associate with REKNEW (Reclaiming Expressive KNowledge in Elders With communication impairments) Projects since January 2012. She is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist, and specializes in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for adults with communication and physical impairments. 

Before joining the REKNEW team, she worked as an AAC and assistive technology specialist for people with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).  Betts works with Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken on research aiming to develop a brain-computer interface system that can be used for communication by people with locked-in syndrome.