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International Stammering Awareness Day

International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) happens on 22nd October every year. Stammering associations, individuals and groups around the world organise events to mark the day and to raise awareness of stuttering.

Mind The Gap - BSLTRU at the Royal College Conference

Every other year the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists hold a two day conference. This year we had a significant presence presenting short communications and workshops. 

International Research Visitors

On September 24th, the unit welcomed a visit from Mieke Van de Sandt-Koenderman from Rijndam Rehabilitation Institute, Rotterdam (pictured left).

Read the experiences of our three summer interns

Over the summer the unit has had the pleasure of three interns. Read about their experiences on the unit blog:

Two PhD graduates

On Monday 21st July the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit was very proud to see two of our affiliated researchers; Dr Rena Lyons & Dr Helen Hambly graduated from the University of the West of England.

Can you help? - Measuring Speech in one year olds – A Pilot Study

A Cleft Collective study needs parents of 12 month old babies born with cleft palate to test process for recording speech at home.
 

Sound Start at ICPLA

This month Dr Yvonne Wren attended the 15th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association conference in Stockholm, Sweden to present data from her research on Speech Characteristics of 5 year olds and Babbling in Infants.

Conversation Therapy Research Group

The Conversation Therapy Research Group (CTRG) held a one day meeting at the unit on May 12th at the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy research Unit.

Filming at the Unit for the Aphasia Software Finder

Monday 12th May, Giles Edwards  and Chris Barber kindly gave up their day off to work with actress Jenny Rainsford  to help improve accessibility for the Aphasia Software Finder

Prof Sue Roulstone visits the Sound Start team in Sydney, Australia

This week Prof Sue Roulstone visited the Sound Start team in Sydney, Australia.

 

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