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Free speech and language therapy resources available on our website!

The resource pages were set up by one of the research team following the suggestion from the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit Parent Panel

Sound Start Team at Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit - August 2013

We were pleased to welcome Professor Sharynne McLeod, Dr Jane McCormack, Kate Crowe and Sarah Masso from Charles Sturt University Australia. We are collaborating with them on a project called 'Sound Start'. This will evaluate the use of 'Phoneme Factory' in Australian preschools.

Sound Start Team in Bristol - August 2013

Professor Sharynne McLeod, Dr Jane McCormack, Kate Crowe and Sarah Masso from Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia joined the team here in Bristol for a week of discussions and shared learning about our research projects.

Graduation congratulations to Lydia Morgan!

The Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit, North Bristol NHS Trust, is pleased to announce that Lydia Morgan graduated on 17th July with a doctorate in philosophy from the University of the West of England (UWE).

Honorary Doctor of Health Award to Professor Sue Roulstone - July 2013

Professor Sue Roulstone (Underwood Trust Professor of Language and Communication Impairment in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and Director of the Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit at North Bristol NHS Trust) was this month awarded an Honorary Doctor of Health by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

News from the Child Talk – What Works Programme and how you can get involved

We know from the research that early identification and intervention for children with speech and language difficulties is crucial in improving their life chances.  But how do we know what the best intervention is?

Caroline Bowen visits BSLTRU

We were delighted to welcome Caroline Bowen to the Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit. Caroline took a day out of her UK Lecture Tour to meet with Dr Yvonne Wren and Prof Sue Roulstone. Sue and Yvonne welcomed the opportunity to discuss their research programmes with Caroline.  Research Speech & Language Therapist Naomi Parker was also thrilled to meet Caroline.

Creating practice-based evidence: A guide for SLTs

A new book edited by the team at Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit has just been published by J&R Press. 'Creating practice-based evidence: A guide for SLTs' aims to introduce clinical speech and language therapists to research and promote the development of clinician-researchers.

Sound Start starts!

Working in partnership with Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia, Professor Sue Roulstone and Dr Yvonne Wren have been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant.

New Aphasia Software Finder launched - now with apps!

We are pleased to announce that the new Aphasia Software Finder site has gone live. This has been commissioned and funded by the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia and has been designed and built by Brian and Julie from SLTRU with Sara Woodward,  and Nicole Campbell from the TTA.

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