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.
This post is ideal for a SLT with a specialist interest in the area of communication disabilities post stroke within the community and social setting.
The project aims to employ similar techniques to the PLORAS project to predict which patients are most suited to which speech and language therapy.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in the rehabilitation of language ability?
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.
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.