Wednesday 17th April, 2013
5:10pm to 5:50pm
The benefits and challenges of working with people with aphasia (a communication difficulty common after stroke) when designing a computer therapy for people with aphasia.
Abi is a Cognitive Scientist turned Speech and Language Therapist. She has been working in the field of computer aided therapy research since 2009. She has been involved in the development and testing of two influential computer therapy tools aimed at the rehabilitation of communication for people affected by stroke. She maintains a foot in both the Technology and Speech and Language Therapy camps and has spoken at international conferences focusing on topics ranging from accessible computing through to participatory design and clinical speech and language therapy. Abi is passionate about the potential for technology in the field of speech and language therapy and is keen to inspire others to join her in the fray!
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