People with Aphasia Share Their Views on Self-Management and the Role of Technology to Support Self-Management of Aphasia

Investigators at the Aphasia Research Centre, University of Queensland – together with colleagues elsewhere Australia – have reported research on how persons with aphasia (PWA) regard self-management, including how they view and employ technologies that facilitate self-management. The goals of this investigation were to: (1) refine our understanding of what, in actual practice, self-management means…

Neurologically Based Communication Problems and Language and Speech Therapy in Old Age

A Research Scientist in Biomedical Engineering in Azerbaijan has published a review of communication issues in old age, including discussions of speech-language interventions for their management. The purpose of the paper is to give a sense of the nature and scope of the various communication problems whose incidence increases with aging processes, and to discuss…

Detecting Evoked Potentials for Language Processing

In January 2021, Prof. Stephen M. Wilson – a neuroscientist in Vanderbilt University’s Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences – launched The Language Neuroscience Podcast series, devoting individual episodes to probing, informative one-hour interviews with leading investigators across the globe about their research into the neuroanatomy and the neurophysiology of human language.

Trends in Telepractice During Emergency Conditions

A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at Sophia University, Bulgaria has published findings of an online survey of SLP clinicians regarding their experiences with teletherapy since March 13, 2020, when the European Union declared a COVID-19 emergency and mandated use of distance communication technologies by SLPs in the delivery of services wherever possible.