Speech, Language and Communication

‌Speech and Language difficulties and disorders can lead to problems with communication and affect people’s everyday lives. Details of the speech, language and communication research projects we are undertaking can be found below: 

The Team

Anna Basu


 Our Speech, Language and Communication Studies

Communication Development and Cerebral Palsy 


This study is following the communication development of children who have motor disorders. It will show if it is possible to predict which children will have communication difficulties when they reach school age and how severe those difficulties will be.



This study uses smart phone technology to support Early Speech And Language Therapy for very young children with motor disorders.


FIDELITY is investigating if it is possible to provide therapy to improve the speech intelligibility of children with cerebral palsy via the internet using Skype.