There is increasing interest in the ways that technology can help us work with children, young people, adults and relatives, and to improve lives. Details of the research projects we are undertaking can be found below:
Our Technology Studies
This study uses smart phone technology to support Early Speech And Language Therapy for very young children with motor disorders.
eTIPS stands for “Early Therapy in Perinatal Stroke”. With input from therapists and from parents of children who have had a perinatal stroke, we have designed a manual, website and videos to support parents of infants with perinatal stroke.
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.
This is a project looking at outcomes after Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) outside infancy and early childhood, and how these might be improved, through a better understanding of rehabilitation and its broader effects on the child, family and supporting services.