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.
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.
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The project aims to employ similar techniques to the PLORAS project to predict which patients are most suited to which speech and language therapy.
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We recognize the importance of supporting stroke survivors in their language of choice, and we're working hard to increase our support in Welsh language. Find out what information and support is available for Welsh speakers.
This study will explore whether an existing therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), can be used for people with aphasia. Information will also be collected to design a future large-scale trial evaluating this approach.
We are yet to understand the differences between those individuals who do and do not spontaneously recover language comprehension abilities. This research aims to uncover these differences.
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.