Occupational therapy
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Learn more about the role of occupational therapy in your recovery and rehabilitation after a stroke, as well as the process and how to access it.
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How helpful is the UTILISE speech therapy app?
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Kerry Dathan is testing a new app-based aphasia therapy to see how effective it is - not just for language tests done in the clinic, but for everyday conversations.
An initial evaluation of a new therapy programme which aims to improve arm function after stroke
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This project aims to develop and test a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) therapy programme. Research physiotherapists will develop the programme in conjunction with stroke unit staff and patients.
Physiotherapy after a stroke
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
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Reconstructing sentence processing in aphasia
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Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.
Communication problems
This page explains why many people have communication problems after a stroke, what kinds of problems they may have and how speech and language therapy can help.
Using a computer world to help people with aphasia
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This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
Tactus Therapy
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Private treatment after stroke
Find out what treatments are available privately for stroke care and rehabilitation, and things to think about when you’re looking for private treatment.
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Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?
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Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?