What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
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.
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
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.
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.
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 an occupational therapist.
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.
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.
Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.