Eleven researchers from universities in London and Essex, UK, representing the complementary fields of communication sciences and disorders, health care economics, and computer science, have published findings from a controlled, randomized study that brought persons with aphasia (PWA) into virtual reality setting for practicing topic-oriented communicative interactions.
A team of speech-language pathologists (SLP) and a human-computer interaction design specialist from universities in the UK report on pilot research into the feasibility of improving the social participation of people with aphasia (PWA) by introducing distance communication over videolink
U.S. researchers at Temple University (Philadelphia) and Boston University have studied effects of group conversation treatment delivered in contrasting circumstances on outcome assessments in persons with chronic aphasia.
Researchers from the University of Bergen in Norway have published results of a study investigating the prevalence and effects of anxiety and/or depression in persons with chronic stroke, analyzing data from persons with and without aphasia admitted to local hospitals.
Researchers from Sweden have reported results from the application of two conceptual frameworks to the internet behaviors of people with aphasia (PWA), with an eye to understanding their management of online identities.