Category Archives: Aphasia

Music, Melodic Intonation Therapy and Giving Voice

"We found music provided an opportunity for people to express themselves and interact in a poignant way…This has given us food for thought about the link between communication, music and movement." So say the speech and language therapy team for … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung at Speech & Language Therapy in Practice

Mailing of the bumper Spring 11 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice is now complete and, as always, it is blooming with practical and inspiring articles. We have a new arrival, Whose goal is it anyway?, a series for 2011 … Continue reading

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Supporting people with aphasia to volunteer: useful publications

Do you encourage or support people with aphasia to volunteer? This topic was explored in the article 'Any volunteers?' in the Winter 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice. Carole Cross of Connect has been in touch to alert readers to two … Continue reading

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Speech and language therapist Annabel Bosanquet

I was saddened to learn via the Voice Care Network UK of the recent death of speech and language therapist Annabel Bosanquet. Annabel worked in independent practice as a voice specialist. Coming from a background in the theatre, she was also a … Continue reading

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Autumn 10 issue now out!

The Autumn 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice was mailed on Friday. (My own copy hasn’t made it to Scotland yet, but I know some people got theirs as early as Saturday!) It includes: our new series … Continue reading

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Going for a coffee – aids, prototypes and service developments for people with aphasia

Back in 2001, Speech & Language Therapy in Practice featured an article ‘Imprints of the mind’ about a group of people with aphasia from Dundee who had participated in an exciting research project ‘Expression’. Christine Kingsley (then Farrell), who lectures in Design at … Continue reading

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Connecting people with aphasia with parliament

With the date of the UK general election expected to be announced later this morning, it is no surprise to find Connect – the communication disability network already prepared with a typically direct and positive manifesto for people with aphasia. The message is that … Continue reading

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Spring 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice out now

The courier has just been to take the authors' copies of the Spring 10 issue which means mailing is now complete. Spring 10 includes the first of a new ethics series considering everyday events which need to be on our … Continue reading

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North Wales speech and language therapy event and article

I am heading off to Wales tomorrow for an Afasic Cymru event ‘Communication Counts’ on Friday. I will have a stand in the exhibition hall, but the main reason for going is that I am doing one to one sessions … Continue reading

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