Research Opportunities > Designing a tool to provide support to people with aphasia during everyday conversations

Designing a tool to provide support to people with aphasia during everyday conversations

It can be difficult to speak after a stroke. This study looks at how tools on the Internet can be used. These tools can make it easier for you to read or write your thoughts.

Benefit: This study will help us understand what tools are useful to you. You can also tell us which tools you like best. This will help us design a tool which will be useful for you

Funded by:

Heriot-Watt University, in collaboration with Hands-Free Computing

Location:

Online, or at a location of the participants’ choosing.

Recruitment Criterea:

The study focuses on people with aphasia. As such, having a communication difficulty after a brain injury is the only criteria for participation. This includes dysphasia, aphasia, alexia, and apraxia of speech as well. It also includes any other communication-based impairments, such as comprehension, reading or writing difficulties post a traumatic brain injury.

Recruitment Contact:

  • Name: Shreya Saxena, PhD. Researcher, Heriot-Watt University, Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Email: Ss683@hw.ac.uk
  • Phone: 07387391223

Recruitment End Date:

22/01/2022