If you are living with aphasia, are a family member, a carer or a healthcare professional, we have a number of helpful resources and organisations (Australian & International) that can provide you with additional information and support.



Healthcare Communication Support Resources - including COVID-19

Repository developed by the Aphasia CRE for healthcare professionals working with people with aphasia. It provides resources that can be used to support conversations with people with aphasia or given to people with aphasia or family members to support them during this time. The aim of the repository is to disseminate resources widely and to reduce production time and resource duplication.

Resources for health professionals to assist you in working with people with aphasia, download a PDF or  Excel file
Current as at May 2020 (Occasionally links time out, please try again)

  • Resources have been collected from aphasia professionals internationally, government sources and international health sites and we would like to thank all involved for their contributions
  • This repository includes resources in both English and other languages
  • The resource list is updated regularly
  • Questions should be directed to the source of the link listed
  • If you have additional unique resources to add, please email with original source information and links or PDF’s

Helpful links for people with aphasia, family & carers

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Aphasia CRE Resources

Seminar Series Video Recordings

Aphasia CRE Seminar Series

We welcome you to view the recordings of our Seminars, held each month, we have Australian and International specialist guest presenters to share their expertise and research. The Aphasia CRE provides access to seminars free and welcome you to join our Community of Practice mailing list to receive invitations for upcoming seminars and events.

2019 -

  • Seminar # 1 - Technology Solutions to Healthcare Communication. Presented by Prof Leanne Togher, Aphasia CRE Chief Investigator (Jul 2019)
  • Seminar # 2 -  Improving the Quality of Life in Aphasia. The effectiveness of the biographical narrative approach in different settings. Presented by Prof Sabine Corsten. Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Mainz, Germany. (Aug 2019)
  • Seminar # 3 - Who benefits, and why? Person specific and practice-related predictors of naming treatment response in aphasia. Presented by Ass Prof Mike Dickey, Department of Communication Science and Disorders. University of Pittsburgh, USA. (Sept 2019)
  • Seminar #4 - Sexuality and intimacy after stroke: is it really any of our business? Presentation by Associate Professor Emma Power, University of Technology Sydney, Graduate School of Health on behalf of the Sydney Sexuality Group. Aphasia CRE Associate Investigator  (Oct 2019)
  • Seminar #5 - Very early aphasia management. Presented by Assoc Prof Erin Godecke  Senior Research Fellow at Edith Cowan University. Aphasia CRE Chief Investigator  (Nov 2019)

2020 -

  • Seminar #6 - Neurobiological principles and predictors of aphasia recovery - Presented by Professor David Copland, University of Queensland Aphasia CRE Chief Investigator (Jan 2020)
  • Seminar #7 - Psychological management of stroke. Presented by Professor Ian Kneebone, University of Technology Sydney Aphasia CRE Chief Investigator (Feb 2020)
  • Seminar #8 - Hospital care for people with aphasia: A long term perspective, Dr Robyn O'Halloran. La Trobe University.
  • Seminar #9 -Online aphasia group therapy: feasibility, outcomes, lessons learned.  Dr Rachelle Pitt, Director of Research and Innovation for West Moreton Health in Queensland.
  • Seminar #10 - Understanding and predicting outcomes in aphasia rehabilitation.  Prof Swathi Kiran Professor & Doctoral  Program Coordinator, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Associate Dean for Research, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University
  • Seminar #11 - Dementia: New ideas for an old problem. -Professor Richard I Lindley, The University of Sydney
Upcoming Seminars

Tweetchat Transcripts - @aphasiacre


Tweetchats are hosted by our Post Doctoral team at Aphasia CRE, if you are on twitter, use the hashtag #AphasiaCREchat to follow along or contribute to discussions. As there is a lot of discussion about resources, if you wish to  access resources from the discussions, please search  the  transcripts of the chats below.


We welcome you to listen to podcasts about Aphasia Research from our Aphasia CRE Team.

  • Aphasia Access - Dr Robyn O'Halloran - Broadening the role of the SLP in acute care assessment 

      Dr. Katie Strong, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University talks with Robyn O’Halloran, a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University. Robyn is the lead author of the Inpatient Functional Communication Interview: Screening, Assessment and Intervention (IFCI:SAI), published by Plural in November 2019. (Nov 2019)

      In this episode:

    • learn the importance of supporting your patients participate in their health care while they are in the hospital and how that might impact their overall health outcomes.
    • be challenged to imagine how your role as an SLP in acute care can broaden by addressing the barriers to communication in the hospital environment.
    • hear about a new tool, the Inpatient Functional Communication Interview (IFCI) for assessment in acute care.
    • listen to questions posed from SLPs working in acute care about IFCI
  • Speech Pathology Australia Professor Miranda Rose - Evidence based aphasia therapy – S01 E23 -
  • Professor Miranda Rose,  Director of the Aphasia CRE talks about evidence based aphasia therapy across the continuum of care. (Nov 2019)



    Video clips below include interviews and resources from the Aphasia CRE Research Team.

  • Professor Miranda Rose: talks about why she is passionate about studying Aphasia - Interview for La Trobe Research Connect.

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