Category: Working Group 4 Projects

01 Oct 2015

Aphasia telerehabilitation early post stroke [PhD Fellowship]

Team: Hege Prag Øra, Frank Becker, Melanie Kirmess, Marian Brady Funder: Regional Health Trust South East Norway, full time grant for equivalent of 3 years FTE. Start: 1st Aug 2015 End 31st July 2019 (over 4 years)

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01 Jan 2015

RELEASE: Rehabilitation and recovery of people with Aphasia after stroke: Utilizing secondary data to enhance speech and language therapy interventions for people with aphasia after stroke

Lead: Marian Brady   Background: Aphasia, a language problem associated with stroke-related damage to the brain, occurs in approximately 50,600 people in the UK every year.  People with aphasia have difficulty speaking, understanding speech, reading and writing. Speech and language therapy for aphasia after stroke has benefit. However, therapists need better information to inform their choice…

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04 Oct 2014

Inventory clinical practice aphasia treatment: i-CLIP

Lead: Sue Franklin SLT services for stroke vary both regionally and internationally. A team led by Prof Sue Franklin at the University of Limerick has devised a survey of current practice to gather information on the amount and types of treatment available across COST countries that are involved in the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists. These countries…

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04 Oct 2014

AsPIRE: Aphasia Intervention description in Research

Lead: Evy Vish-Brink The aim of this project is to make an inventory of aphasia treatment studies, comparing 2 conditions of SLT. Source for treatment studies: 13 reviews and Pubmed for recent studies. Studies (n= about 125) are evaluated according the  TiDIER-method, described by Hoffman et al. in BMJ 2014, to get insight in the…

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04 Oct 2014

International Population Registry of AphasIa after StrokE (I-PRAISE)

Those with aphasia who are included in RCTs represent only a small proportion of those who are affected by post-stroke aphasia in the wider clinical population. the evidence base for therapy which is generated from these participants may not be applicable to all of those with aphasia who are typically seen in clinics and hospitals….

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10 Feb 2014

Aphasia Research Priorities

Lead: Sue Franklin Team: Dearbhla Harhen, Michelle Hayes, Sasha McManus, Alex Pollock A previous priority setting partnership with the James Lind Alliance identified the top ten research priorities for life after stroke. Aphasia-related issues feaured twice in this top ten list. The current aphasia research priority project expands on this earlier work to examine more…

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