Calling all speech and language therapists who see people with progressive aphasia to support new research into speech and language therapy practices for this group.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
One in five stroke survivors are left with partial or total loss of vision to one side following a stroke. The condition is called hemianopia, and can severely affect a stroke survivor's quality of life.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
Funded by the European Union (EU), a new international study called PROOF will investigate whether high-dose oxygen therapy can reduce the effects of stroke.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Stroke Alliance For Europe (SAFE), which will work on communication of information about the PROOF trial to non-clinical audiences.