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.
The recovery of stroke survivors with language difficulties is famously variable. Some stroke survivors recover much more quickly or fully than others. Some respond to treatment much better than others.
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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.
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.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in the rehabilitation of language ability?
Improving our prediction of recovering language abilities after stroke.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
Non-invasive brain stimulation to improve word-finding abilities in stroke survivors
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.