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
New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke
Around a third of stroke survivors suffer from aphasia, a language disorder which can affect speech, comprehension and reading and writing skills. The Stroke Association has the skills and experience to help people with these communication disabilities.
As part of our research programme, we fund exceptional candidates from stroke professional backgrounds to our prestigious Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship positions.
In a new guest blog, published on the Evidently Cochrane website, Annette shares her story of living with dysarthria after stroke. Claire Mitchell, Speech and Language Therapist and author of a newly updated Cochrane Review on dysarthria, explains the findings.
Could an ARNI-based rehabilitation approach benefit stroke survivors?
Junior Research Training Fellowship
Around a third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression, and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. Our Emotional Support service can help.
Kattie Gallacher, a General Practtioner, talks about attending the UK Stroke Forum Conference and the difference that it made to her.
In partnership with Alzheimer's Society and the British Heart Foundation, we are delighted to announce our funding of three new awards in vascular dementia research. This constitutes a combined investment of £2.2 million into a key area of unmet need.