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 is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families in the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust area and the Southern Trust area.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families in the Western Health & Social Care Trust area.
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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.
The Hexham Speech After Stroke club is a club that supports people who have aphasia following stroke. Activities to support conversation and verbal skills aswell as peer support and advice are offered with the support from volunteers.
Fellow: Dr Holly Robson
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.
People with aphasia are at risk of becoming depressed and isolated. However, due to their language difficulties they are often excluded from stroke research exploring effective interventions. This research will explore whether an existing therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), can be used with people with aphasia.