Current projects in the North East

Here you will find information about various high-quality research projects that are being conducted with involvement from academics and clinicians in the North East of England. These include:


To find out more about these projects click on the links below.


Adult-related projects

Evaluating CHANT (Communication Hub for North Tyneside)

Evaluating the cost effectiveness of computer therapy in aphasia (CACTUS)

Exploring the barriers to technologies and the internet for people with aphasia

Communication outcomes and maintenance following Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT)

Measuring outcomes in community-based stroke rehabilitation: enhancing inclusion and participation


Paediatric-related projects

Communication Friendly Schools (CFS) Project

Impact of speech disorders on the reading and spelling of children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study

Predicting the development of communication skills by children with motor disorders

The Northumberland Early Identification of Communication Delay (NEICD) project

Understanding what matters most: exploring trajectories and transitions in children’s development and learning from the Foundation Stage to formal education