Our Stroke Association Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Communication Plus Programmes have been specially designed for stroke survivors who have developed aphasia as the result of a stroke. These 12 week group programmes are professionally led by a Speech and Language Therapist and focus on a ‘Total Communication Approach’ to communicating (more than just speech). Stroke survivors will have an individual stroke recovery plan containing their communication goals and have the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other stroke survivors living with a communication disability after having a stroke.

This service offers:

Support to build new communication strategies tailored to your needs;The opportunity to practise communication, and gain confidence in dealing with everyday situations;Support from others in a similar situation to you;Information, advice and emotional support;Help and guidance on aphasia and other communication disabilities following a stroke, for carers, families and friends.

Who is this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living in the south eastern regions of Northern Ireland.

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If you are unable to find a suitable service in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Communication Support


The Stroke Association
Rushmere House
46 Cadogan Park
County Antrim


Fiona 508020