Acknowledgements

We are very grateful to everyone who has supported the Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit. Special thanks to everyone who has participated in our research; patients & their families, speech & language therapists in various NHS Trusts and colleagues at the University of the West of England.
 
Funders
The Underwood Trust
The BUPA Foundation
Medical Research Council
Remedi
National Institute of Health Research
North Bristol NHS Trust
Department for Education
The University of Sydney
The Hawtin Trust
 
Research Associates
Dr Anne Ayre
Dr Corinne Dobinson
 
Collaborators
University of the West of England:

Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
Bristol Institute of Technology
School of Education
School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Bristol Centre for Linguistics

North Bristol NHS Trust:

Speech & Language Therapy department
Cleft Lip & Palate Service
Communication Aid Centre
Research & Innovation department

University of Bristol:

Institute of Clinical Neurosciences
Professor Alan Emond & colleagues at the Centre for Child & Adolescent Health
Professor Tim Peters, Primary Care Health Services Research & School of Clinical Sciences
Department of Social Medicine – ALSPAC team

The Communication Trust
Afasic
Child Language International Cohort Collaboration
Professor Geoff Lindsay, CEDAR, University of Warwick
Professor Julie Dockrell, Institute of Education, London
Professor James Law, University of Newcastle
Professor Juliet Goldbart & Dr Julie Marshall, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Pam Enderby & Dr Caroline Pickstone, University of Sheffield
Professor Sharynne McLeod, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, Australia
Australian Stuttering Research Centre, University of Sydney, Australia
Dr Clodagh Miskelly, consultant in arts and media for social change
Brook Lapping Education and animator Kevin Griffiths
Sophie Duncan, National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement