Category Archives: Aphasia

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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How to run peer-led conversation groups

The communication disability network Connect will shortly be releasing a new toolkit and training package for speech and language therapists who want to run conversation groups led by people with aphasia. This is the latest step in the national charity's drive to involve people … Continue reading

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