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The Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists

The Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs) is an international network of multidisciplinary aphasia investigators in rehabilitation, social science, psychology and linguistics research from across 26 countries. We aim to enhance aphasia research knowledge, skills, methodologies and infrastructure.

Our research seeks to improve our understanding of aphasia as it relates to predictors and prognosis, intervention effectiveness and social impact and re-integration for people with aphasia. We support junior (PhD candidates) and early stage researchers (within 8 years of doctoral award) in their training and development. We work to adapt and validate assessments and outcome measures into multiple languages which in turn supports multi-centered aphasia research as well as the clinical needs of non-English speaking people with aphasia and the healthcare professionals working with them.

BREAKING NEWS….

We are delighted to report that we have received extended support for the CATs international network from The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia until April 2020. This additional 3 years of funding will enable CATs to enhance and make further gains in aphasia research to be realised across Europe and beyond. Do explore our site to find out more about our activities and visit again soon.

 

Current Research

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Assessment and Outcomes

Prognosis and Predictors of Recovery

Effectiveness of Interventions

Societal Impact and Reintegration

Latest News

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    CATs2 Announcement

    We are delighted to report that we have received extended support for the CATs international network from The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia until April 2020.

    This additional 3 years of funding will enable CATs to enhance and make further gains in aphasia research to be realised across Europe and beyond.

  • The IALP International Composium on Motor Speech Disorders 

    23-25th March 2018 

    European University of Cyprus, Nicosia

    Closing date for submissions: 31st December 2017 

    Researchers and practitioners in speech language pathology, occupational therapy, psychology, education, child neurology, developmental doctors, child psychiatry and other related fields are invited to submit an abstract: a title, a maximum 300 word abstract that includes details of their paper’s main focus, a short bio, their population of interest, and three learning outcomes for their presentation.  

    Please mail abstracts to: Maria Christopoulou This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or to  Angela Morgan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

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#IALP International Composium on motor speech is to to be held in Nicosia, Cyprus in March 2018. Deadline for submissions 31/12/2017

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