Sandy Milton, OTOL Rx Clinical Director

Sandy Milton, the OTOL Rx Founder and Clinical Director, began providing home and community services over twenty five years ago. She introduced the first team-integrated home and community neurorehabilitation program to the West Coast in 1984.  Sandy’s advocacy efforts and committee work helped develop national accreditation and minimum practice standards for this type of community reentry program. She has authored numerous publications in her specialty field and has been a featured speaker at local, statewide, and national professional conferences. Additional details about Sandy’s professional contributions to the field of neurorehabilitation are listed in her curriculum vitae below:

SANDRA BETH MILTON, M.A., CCC-SLP, CCM
SLP License #4230


EDUCATION

September 1978 -
August 1980
University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. Speech and Hearing Sciences

January 1978 -
May 1978
University of Texas, Austin
Enrolled in Graduate Speech Communications program

September 1974 -
January 1978
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
B.S. Communication Disorders; Minor Psychology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

June 1995 -
present
OTOL Rx Cognitive Rehab Specialists, Sherman Oaks, CA
President, Clinical Director and Senior Speech-Language Pathologist

February 2000 -
June, 2003
Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation, Pomona, CA
Consultant, Transitional Living Center Program

June 1995 -
May 1996
Head Injury Rehabilitation Services, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Director

January 1984 -
May 1995
Head Injury Rehabilitation Services, Los Angeles, CA
Founder, President, and Clinical Director

July 1988 -
December 1988
Community Rehabilitation Industries, Long Beach, CA
Training Consultant to Homemakers Services Program
For Persons with Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury

October 1982 -
December 1985
University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Research Consultant, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences

May 1981 -
August 1984
Casa Colina Hospital for Rehabilitation Medicine, Pomona, CA
Speech-Language Pathologist Specialist  Neuropsychology Service

July 1980 -
May 1981
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, La Palma, CA
Staff Speech-Language Pathologist

June 1979 -
August 1979
New York University Medical Center/Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York, NY
Speech Intern – Rehabilitation Scholarship Recipient

September 1978 -
May 1980
University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Teaching Assistant, Speech Department

September 1979 -
December 1979
Rehabilitation Institute of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Speech Intern

CREDENTIALS

  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of California
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Certified Case Manager, Commission for Case Management Certification

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation, 1996 – 1997.
  • Founding/active member of Association for Community Integrated Rehabilitation, 1994 – 1996.
  • Member of The House of Triumph (THOT) Board of Directors, 1994 – 1995.
  • Member of the National Association of Home Care, 1993 – 1995.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Southern California Rehabilitation Exchange, 1992 – 1993.
  • Member of Women in Health Administration, 1992 – 1996.
  • Member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 1990 – 1993.
  • Member of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 1983 – 2004.
  • Member of the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-SIG) of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Cognitive Rehabilitation Committee, 1992 – 2004.
  • Project Chair of the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG) of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Post Acute Subcommittee on Community Based Programs, 1987 -–1989.
  • Member of the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG) of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Ad Hoc Committee on Post Acute Standards, 1983 – 1993 (committee disbanded).
  • Member of the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (BI-ISIG) of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Community-Based Treatment Subcommittee, 2000 – 2004.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Alternative Training and Learning Center, 1989 – 1992.
  • Member of Case Management Society of America (local and national chapters), 1991 – 2005.
  • Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Insurance Consultant Board, 1986 – 1995.
  • Member of the Developmental Disabilities Area Board 10 Grant Review Committee – Head Injury Proposals section, 1986.
  • Member of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), 1986 – 1992.
  • Member of the California National Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector (CAL-NARPPS), 1994 – 1991.
  • Member of the Brain Injury Association (BIA) national and California chapters, 1982 – 2004; 2006-present.
  • Participant in the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice of Orange County Program, 1982 – 1985.
  • Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 1980 – present.
  • Member of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CHSA), 1980 – present.
  • Member of the Medical Speech-Language Pathology Council of California (MSCOC), 2003 – present.
  • Allied Professional Member of The Association of Educational Therapists (AET), 2005 – present.

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Recipient of the Insurance Rehabilitation Study Group Educational Scholarship, 2014.
  • Recipient of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Outstanding Achievement Award, 1987.
  • Recipient of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Rehabilitation Scholarship for training at New York University – Rusk Rehabilitation Institute, 1979.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Milton, S.B., Wertz, R.T., Katz, R.C., and Prutting, C.A.  Stimulus saliency in the sorting behavior of aphasic adults.  In:  Proceedings from the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Brookshire, R.H. (Ed.) BRK Publishers, Minneapolis, MN 46-54 (1981).
  • Milton, S.B., Tunstall, C.M., and Wertz, R.T.  Dysnomia:  A rose by any other name may   require elaborate description.  In:  Proceedings from the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Brookshire, R.H. (Ed.) BRK Publishers, Minneapolis, MN, 137-147 (1983).
  • Cochrane, R.M. and Milton, S.B.  Conversational prompting:  A sentence building technique for severe aphasia.  In: Rivers, D. (Ed.), The Journal of Neurological Communication Disorders, Vol. 1, 1, 4-23 (1984).
  • Milton, S.B., Prutting, C.A., and Binder, G.M. Appraisal of communicative competence in head injured adults.  In: Proceedings from the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Brookshire, R.H. (Ed.) BRK Publishers, Minneapolis, MN 114-123 (1984).
  • Milton, S.B.  Compensatory memory strategy training: A practical approach for managing memory problems.  In: Cognitive Rehabilitation, Bracy, O. (Ed.), B & B Publishing Co., Indianapolis, IN, 3, 8-16 (November/December 1985).
  • Bernstein-Ellis, E., Wertz, R.T., Dronkers, N.F. and Milton, S.B.  PICA performance by traumatically brain injured and left hemisphere stroke patients.  In: Proceedings from the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Brookshire, R.H. (Ed.), BRK Publishers, Minneapolis, MN, 97-106 (1986).
  • Milton, S.B. and Wertz, R.T. Management of persisting communication deficits in patients with traumatic brain injury. In B. Uzzell and Y. Gross (Eds.), Clinical Neuropsychology of Intervention. Boston: Martinus Nijhuff, 223-256, (1986).
  • Milton, S.B.  Returning traumatically head injured adults to work: How the speech-language pathologist may assist. California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (CARP) Newsletter, 4-5, (February, 1987).
  • Milton, S.B.  Management of subtle communication disorders. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 2, 1-11 (1988).
  • Milton, S.B., Scaglione, C., Cox, J., Rudnick, D., and Flanagan, T. Functional evaluation of adolescent students with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 6, 35-46, (1991).

PAPERS PRESENTED

  • Milton, S.B. Stimulus saliency in the sorting behavior of aphasic adults (directed by Carol A. Prutting and Robert T. Wertz), Master of Arts Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 1980.
  • Milton, S.B. Functional interaction program. Paper presented to the California Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, San Francisco, California, March, 1981.
  • Milton, S.B., Wertz, R.T., Katz, R.C., and Prutting, C.A. Stimulus saliency in the sorting behavior of aphasic adults. Paper presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Kerrville, Texas, May 1981.
  • Milton, S.B. and Wertz, R.T. Qualitative analysis of dysnomia. Paper presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Monterey, California, March 1982.
  • Milton, S.B., Tunstall, C.M., and Wertz, R.T. Dysnomia: A rose by any other name may require elaborate description.  Paper presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 1983.
  • Milton, S.B. Casa Colina’s approach to cognitive retraining: The clinical interface between the speech-language pathologist and neuropsychologist. Paper presented to the Fourth Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference, Braintree, Massachusetts, October 1983 (invited presentation).
  • Haffey, W.J., Milton, S.B., and Gammon, S.E. Community-based cognitive retraining. Paper presented to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Los Angeles, California, November 1983.
  • Milton, S.B.  Strategy systems designed to assist a cognitively-impaired brain injured adult lead a more independent life. Poster presented to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Los Angeles, California, November 1983.
  • Milton, S.B. and Haffey, W.J. Cognitive-linguistic rehabilitation in traumatic brain injury. Paper presented to the California State University at Long Beach Communicative Disorders Colloquia Series, Long Beach, California, November 1983 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Management of a transitional living center resident:  Cognitive restructuring of everyday activities. Paper presented to the Second Annual Southwestern Symposium on Models of Care and Rehabilitation in Head Injury, Palm Springs, California, January 1984.
  • Milton, S.B. Transitional living center programs: Philosophical and clinical considerations. Paper presented to the Second Annual Southwestern Symposium on Models of Care and Rehabilitation in Head Injury, Palm Springs, California, January 1984.
  • Milton, S.B. Cognitive prostheses and head injured adults: Use of external aids to improve behavioral competency in everyday activities. Poster presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Palo Alto, California, April 1984.
  • Milton, S.B., Wertz, R.T., Bernstein-Ellis, E., and Tunstall, C.M. Appraising naming behavior in brain injured adults: Use of descriptive scoring.  Mini-seminar presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Palo Alto, California, April 1984.
  • Milton, S.B.  Research with head trauma patients. Paper presented to the University of California at Santa Barbara Graduate Research Symposium, Santa Barbara, California, May 1984 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B., Prutting, C.A., and Binder, G.M.  Appraisal of communicative competence in head injured adults. Paper presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Seabrook Island, South Carolina, May 1984.
  • Milton, S.B.  Memory loss: Coping strategies.  Paper presented to the Third Annual Southern California Head Injury Foundation Conference, Los Angeles, California, June 1984 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Pragmatics and aphasia. Paper presented to the Third Annual Southeastern Aphasiology Conference, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, September 1984 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Prutting, C.A. Conversational behavior in head injured adults:  What happens after “hello?” Poster presented to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1984.
  • Bernstein-Ellis, E., Wertz, R.T., and Milton, S.B. Naming behavior in the closed head injured and left CVA patients. Paper presented to the  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Francisco, California, November 1984.
  • Milton, S.B. Profiles of conversational interactions with long term head injured adults. Paper presented to the eighth Annual Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Head Trauma Rehabilitation Conference, San Jose, California, March 1985.
  • Milton, S.B. Pragmatic behavior in conversation: A comparison between head injured and normal adults. Poster presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Anaheim, California, April 1985.
  • Milton, S.B.  Management of long term closed head injury patients.  Short course presented to the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kiamesha Lake, New York, April 1985 (invited presentation).
  • Bernstein-Ellis, E., Wertz, R.T., Dronkers, N.F., and Milton, S.B.  PICA performance by traumatically brain injured and left hemisphere CVA patients.  Paper presented to the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Ashland, Oregon, May 1985.
  • Milton, S.B. Practical strategies for handling memory problems. Discussion presented to the Fountain Valley Southern California Head Injury Foundation (SCHIF) Family Support Group, Fountain Valley, California, June 1985 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Differential management approaches: Stroke versus traumatically brain injured patients. Paper presented to the Veterans Administration Continuing Education Guest Lecture Series, Los Angeles, California, July 1985 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Measuring functional outcomes in head injury rehabilitation:  Application of single subject design methodology. Paper presented to the Fourth Annual Southeastern Aphasiology Conference, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, September 1985 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Innovative approaches to head injury management: Beyond traditional therapy.  Paper presented to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Speech-Language Pathology Department Continuing Education Series, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1985 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Cognitive and communication issues in head injury management.  Paper presented to the University of California at Irvine post-graduate course in Medical Management of the Industrially Injured Worker, Irvine, California, February 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Home-based therapy for head injury individuals. Paper presented to the Riverside Southern California Head Injury Foundation (SCHIF) Family Support Group, Riverside, California, March 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. A model for coordination of services between hospital-based rehabilitation centers and home and community programs. Inservice presented to the St. Jude Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Speech Pathology Department, Fullerton, California, August 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Long term needs of the head injured population. Paper presented to the Fifth Annual Southeastern Aphasiology Conference, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, September 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Severe traumatic brain injury and return to work: A success story.  Paper presented to the Seventh Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference, Braintree, Massachusetts, October 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Cognitive rehabilitation during the later stages of recovery: Some qualitative-quantitative approaches to data collection. Paper presented to the Seventh Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference, Braintree, Massachusetts, October 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. New directions in head injury: From injury to Independence. Paper presented to the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association (ASHA) continuing education course seminar, Los Angeles, California, November 1986 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Working banking hours once again following traumatic brain injury:  A vocational rehabilitation case study. Paper presented to the Fifth Annual Southwest Regional Head Injury Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, January 1987.
  • Milton, S.B. Functional home-based cognitive and communication training:  What’s it all about? Discussion presented to the Northridge Hospital Medical Center Adult Day Care Program staff inservice, Northridge, California, February 1987 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Compensatory strategies: Finding the right fit. Discussion presented to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Brain Injury Group Studies, Los Angeles, California, February 1987 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Vocational reintegration for head injured patients: The role of the speech-language pathologist. Paper presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, San Diego, California, April 1987 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Later stage management of traumatically brain injured adults:  A home and community-based intervention model.  Paper presented to the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference, San Diego, California, April 1987 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Head trauma rehabilitation:  Clinical trends and intervention techniques.  Workshop presented to the Current Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Adult Neurogenic Disorders Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri, July 1987 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Integrative intervention by a speech-language pathologist: A model for late and later stage management of traumatically head injured adults. Paper presented to the First Annual Cognitive Rehabilitation: Community Reintegration Through Scientifically Based Practice Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, September 1987.
  • Milton, S.B. Traumatic head injury intervention:  Overcoming barriers to return to work. Paper presented to the Annual American Congress of Rehabilitation Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 1987.
  • Milton, S.B. Integrative intervention in head trauma management. Paper presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1987.
  • Milton, S.B. A program-without-walls treatment model: A beginning look at what it’s all about. Paper presented to the National Head Injury Foundation Symposium, San Diego, California, December 1987.
  • Milton, S.B. Pragmatic home and community skills treatment. Paper presented to the Sixth Annual Southwest Head Injury Symposium, Lake Tahoe, California, January 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Functional cognitive and communication therapy in the home.  Discussion presented to the Coastline College Southern California Head Injury Foundation (SCHIF) Family Support Group, Costa Mesa, California, January 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Recreational opportunities for head injured persons: The Heading Out programs. Discussion presented to the Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Southern California Head Injury Foundation (SCHIF) Family Support Group, Fountain Valley, California, March 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. The home and community based rehabilitation model: Customized programs for lower and higher functioning persons. Discussion presented to the Western Neuro Care Family Education Group, Tustin, California, April 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Cognitive retraining. Discussion presented to the Los Angeles Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic Neurosciences Committee, Los Angeles, California, August 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Home discharge: Is it for you? Paper presented to the Western Neuro Care Center Family Symposium, Tustin, California, November 1988 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Holakiewicz, E.C. The home transition: A systematic approach to promote continuity of program goals.  Paper presented to the National Head Injury Foundation Seventh Annual Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1988.
  • Milton, S.B. and Chandler, S. Home and community based programs:  Professional, practical, and ethical issues. Paper presented to the Seventh Annual Southwest Head Injury Symposium, Park City, Utah, January 1989 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B., Lew, L., and Flanagan, T.A. Closer examination of home and community programs:  Clinician and client program delivery is sues. Paper presented to the National Head Injury Foundation Eighth Annual Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, December 1989.
  • Milton, S.B.  Aphasia treatment in the home.  Presented to the Third Annual Southern California Student Speech, Hearing and Language Association, Fullerton, California, March 1990 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Treatment of cognitively based communication problems. Workshop presented to the Cincinnati College of Medicine Continuing Education Series, May 1990 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Speech pathology’s role in community reintegration and transitional living.  Workshop presented to the Cincinnati College of Medicine Continuing Education Series, May 1990 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Speech-language pathologists’ contribution to sensory stimulation team.  Paper presented  to the Cincinnati College of Medicine Continuing Education Series, May 1990 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B., Lew, L., and Buckley, R. Long term care needs for the slow-to-progress TBI survivor:  Is there a light at the end? Paper presented to the Ninth Annual Southwest Head Injury Symposium, January 1991.
  • Milton, S.B. Transitions in the head injury continuum: Focus on the home and community reintegration programs. Paper presented to the Rehabilitation Nurses Society, Orange, California, May 1991 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B., Ingalls, C., and Fenney, M. Head injury recovery: Making it happen.  Panel presented to the Tenth Annual Symposium of the Southern California Head Injury Foundation (SCHIF), Long Beach, California, June 1991 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Home and community programming for persons with cognitive difficulties.  Workshop presented to State Compensation Insurance Fund catastrophic case managers, Monterey Park, California, September 1991 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B., Munday, C., Haffey, W.J., and Cope, N. Where to spend rehabilitation resources and how to evaluate program effectiveness. Panel presented to the University of California Davis Medical Center Conference Traumatic Brain Injury:  A Meeting of the Minds-Science and the Injured Brain, Sacramento, California, October 1991 (invited presentation).
  • Condeluci, A., Milton, S.B., Ingalls, C., and Gondorcin, L. Controversy in community reintegration outcomes: On the road to unwitting slavery?  Workshop presented to the National Head Injury Ninth Annual Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1991.
  • Milton, S.B., Wertz, R.T., Katz, R.C., and Prutting, C.A. Stimulus dimensional preferences in the sorting behavior of the aphasic adult. Paper presented to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Los Angeles, California, November 1991.
  • Milton, S.B. and Rudnick, F.D. Cognitive and psychological considerations when dealing with workers’ compensation claimants. Lecture presented to the Southern California Rehabilitation Exchange monthly meeting, Orange, California, February 1992.
  • Milton, S.B. Diagnosing and treating subtle cognitive-communication problems.  Workshop presented to the Canadian Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 1992 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Program-Without-Walls: Adapting the model to persons who speak Spanish.  Workshop presented to the Eighth Annual Casa Colina Case Management Conference, Palm Springs, California, April 1993.
  • Milton, S.B. Real rehabilitation: Home and community. Paper presented to the Third Annual Case Management Society of America Southern California Conference, Long Beach, California, June 1993 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. In-home care. Paper presented to the Second Annual Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 1993 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Functional guidelines for educators working with students with traumatic brain injury.  Inservice presented to the Diagnostic School for Neurologically  Handicapped Children, Los Angeles, June 1993 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Managing the financial resources in neurorehabilitation through case management and appropriate levels of care.  Panel discussion presented to the Daniel Freeman Hospital Case Managers Seminar, Inglewood, California, October 1993 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Frye, B.  Cultural influences on health care decisions. Paper presented to the Rehabilitation Nurses Society, Montebello, California, January 1994.
  • Milton, S.B. Integrating cultural, lifestyle, and ethnic diversity into rehabilitation programs.  Inservice presented to the San Pedro Peninsula Hospital Rehabilitation Team, San Pedro, California, January 1994 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Funding considerations when handling files for claimants with traumatic brain injury. Lecture presented to the Insurance Education Association, Pasadena, California, March 1994 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Community reintegration discharge options for persons with cognitive problems. Inservice presented to Tri-City Medical Center, San Diego, California, August 1994 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Creative strategies to assist in everyday living following brain injury.  Discussion presented to the Heads Up Support Group, Encino, California, March 1994 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Home and community neurorehabilitation: What it’s all about.  Lecture presented to the Insurance Education Association, Pasadena, California, October 1994 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Home health vs specialized home and community neurorehabilitation.  Lecture presented to the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital rehabilitation staff meeting, Valencia, California, July 1995 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Brain injury rehabilitation:  Defining levels of care.  Discussion presented to the rehab centre San Pedro Peninsula Hospital Rehabilitation Week Symposium, San Pedro, California, September 1995 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. What’s new in neurorehabilitation. Lecture presented to the Scripps Memorial Hospital rehabilitation staff meeting, Encinitas, California, January 1996 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Maintaining sensitivity to cultural, lifestyle, and ethnic diversity when providing home and community services. Paper presented to the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation Fourth Annual Applied Cognitive Rehabilitation Community Education Forum, Austin, Texas, March 1997.
  • Milton, S.B. Home and community neurorehabilitation programs:  A practical approach for persons with acquired brain injury. Short course presented to the California Speech and Hearing Association Annual Conference, Palm Springs, California, April 1997 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Cognitive retraining perspectives from a speech-cognitive therapist:  Focus on management of memory and communication difficulties. Staff training presented to the Independent Living Center, Van Nuys, California, April 1999 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Haug, H. Adaptive technology: Practical and innovative ways to maximize independence. Paper presented to Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation 2000 Community Education Forum, Pomona, California, May, 2000 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. Assistive technology and special resources for persons with disabilities. Lecture presented to the Rehabilitation Nurses Society, Montebello, California, June 2001.
  • Milton, S.B.  Home and community reintegration management of higher functioning persons with acquired brain injury: A primer for catastrophic case managers Part I. Training seminar presented to the State Compensation Insurance Fund catastrophic case managers, Monterey Park, California, May 2002 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S. B.  Home and community reintegration management of higher functioning persons with acquired brain injury: A primer for catastrophic case managers Part II. Training seminar presented to the State Compensation Insurance Fund catastrophic case managers, Monterey Park, California, June 2002 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B.  Management of clients at the Independent Living Center Training House: Cognitive and communication strategies to consider. Training seminar presented to the Independent Living Center, Van Nuys, California, December 2003 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Tucker, W. Home and community therapy:  It takes a village for optimal success. Paper to be presented to the California Brain Injury Association and The Ventura County Brain Injury Association First Annual Statewide Conference on acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury Resources and Pathways to Brain Injury Recovery, Ventura, California, May 2010 (invited presentation).
  • Milton, S.B. and Tucker, W. Two views on home and community neurorehab:  Caregiver and provider perspectives. Paper presented to he Rehabilitation Nurses Society Educational Meeting, Montebello, California, September, 2010 (invited presentation).