Although speech and language therapists (SLTs) may help aphasia patients with their rehabilitation, there remains a clear lack of evidence-based treatments available for them to help their patients with problems of everyday talking, known as ‘discourse’. This study aims to address both the need for evidence-based treatments and improvement of clinical expertise to address discourse problems af
The Douglas Drive Speech Tharapy Group welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in and around the Stevanage area. The group provides peer and communication support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
This guide talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
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.
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.
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.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
B.A.S.H - Support for Talk is a friendly and welcoming group providing a support network for members and carers.
This group has been well established for many years and has a great volunteer team to support people to access the club.
The group has focusses on communication difficulties and provides activties to encourage conversation and engage people in social activities and boost confidence.
This guide is for anyone having emotional problems after a stroke. It's very common to have emotional problems such as anxiety, depression and emotionalism after a stroke. This guide helps you understand the reasons for this, suggests things you can do to help your recovery, and lists ways to get help.