What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
This page is about the role of occupational therapy in your recovery and rehabilitation after a stroke. It explains what happens in occupational therapy and how to access it.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Occupational therapy can help you adjust to life after stroke by giving you the confidence and skills to perform daily tasks. This guide explains what to expect from occupational therapy and how you can find a therapist.
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, stroke researchers like Lucy have been finding new ways to help people rebuild their lives. But they urgently need funding to continue their work.
Douglas Drive Speech Therapy group is a very friendly and welcoming social group for people affected by stroke. The group enjoy activities such as games, quizzes, freshly cooked dinner and dessert and communication support.
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.