The recovery of stroke survivors with language difficulties is famously variable. Some stroke survivors recover much more quickly or fully than others. Some respond to treatment much better than others.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in rehabilitation of language ability?
Fellow: Dr Holly Robson
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
Improving our prediction of recovering language abilities after 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.
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
Junior Research Training Fellowship
Non-invasive brain stimulation to improve word finding abilities in stroke survivors