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Training Session on Technology in Speech Therapy

The CommuniCATE team held a training session on using Skype in Speech and Language Therapy on Wednesday 21st September 2016. It was attended by 25 Speech and Language Therapists, volunteers, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Support Workers. They had a conversation

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Aphasia Software Finder

Interested in technology for aphasia? Have a look at the latest version of the Aphasia Software Finder, developed with funding from The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia. (No connection to CommuniCATE, we just think it’s a valuable resource.)

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Secondment to Royal London Hospital

Anna Caute, researcher on CommuniCATE, is currently located at the Royal London Hospital in Tower Hamlets, part of Barts Health NHS Trust. In keeping with the ethos of the Community Stroke Team where she is based, she visits participants in

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Workshop at IARC 2016

Find out more about using technology in aphasia therapy: CommuniCATE will run a workshop titled “Using Technology in Aphasia Therapy to Facilitate Reading and Writing” at the International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, December 2016.

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Interns join CommuniCATE

An important aim of CommunCATE is to enhance the training of new entrants to the Speech and Language Therapy profession.  In line with this aim, the project has created two internships for newly qualified SLTs. The interns will be involved

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Mentor of the Year Award for Katie

We are very proud that Katie Monnelly received a Mentor of the Year award for “individual practice educator” from the School of Health Sciences at City University London. The award recognised the work that Katie has been undertaking with speech

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ASLTIP Conference 2016

Another presentation from the CommuniCATE team.  Katie Monnelly and Anna Caute were in action at the ASLTIP 2016 conference, where they gave a talk on “Skype Therapy and Aphasia”.

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Skype Training Day, December 2015

CommuniCATE ran a Skype training day for speech and language therapists in December 2015.

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BAS 2015

Katie Monnelly presented a poster at the BAS 2015 Conference.  The poster was a case study of a CommuniCATE participant who learned to use Write Online as part of his therapy. Katie’s poster told his story and documented improvements that

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Keynote at BAS 2015 Conference

Jane Marshall gave a keynote presentation on Technology in Aphasia Therapy at the British Aphasiology Society’s Biennial International Conference which was held at UCL in September 2015.  

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