This research will produce an assessment of functional, everyday reading. The assessment will help therapists working with people with aphasia to identify why the person is finding it difficult to read and monitor the effects of treatment.
UK Stroke Forum 2016 took place from Monday to Wednesday (28-30 November) at the ACC in Liverpool. UK Stroke Forum is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1400 delegates from across the stroke care pathway.
On Wednesday, a prestigious seminar was held at Northwick Park Hospital, London.
A major new national research programme using robot assisted training to help NHS stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm, has been officially launched in the North East.
Stimulating the brain to help comprehension in aphasia
Last week, our lecturers attended two training days at our head office, at Stroke Association House, London. These form part of a schedule of activity designed to ensure they have the skills, and support needed to succeed in becoming the next generation of research leaders.
Last week, our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in London, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
Yesterday our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in Stirling, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
On Tuesday, academics and researchers interested in stroke rehabilitation gathered for a specialist conference hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The Organisation for Psychological Research Into Stroke (OPSYRIS) event showcased a broad range of research highlighting aspects of psychological and neuropsychological stroke care and research.