WHO WE ARE

 Miranda Rose

Aphasia Community Director: Associate Professor Miranda Rose

Miranda is an Associate Professor at La Trobe University and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. She leads the La Trobe University Aphasia Lab in Melbourne, Australia. Miranda was recently the Senior Researcher with the Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Aphasia Rehabilitation which aimed to foster best practice in aphasia rehabilitation through the development of the Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway

Miranda leads several large-scale research projects including the National Health Medical Research Council funded COMPARE randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation (Comparing constraint induced aphasia therapy and multi-modality aphasia therapy in chronic aphasia) and the Australian Research Council funded program of research concerning community aphasia groups. http://www.latrobe.edu.au/big-fat-ideas/research-focus-area-ideas/transforming-aphasia

 

Lucie Lanyon  Michelle Attard

Aphasia Community Assistants: Ms. Lucie Lanyon and Ms. Michelle Attard 

Lucie and Michelle are members of the La Trobe University Aphasia Lab led by Associate Professor Miranda Rose. They are clinical speech pathologists and researchers currently undertaking doctoral studies in the area of aphasia group practice. Through their research, they aim to: define the core features of successful community aphasia groups, and proliferate high-quality groups in Australia and beyond.

 

WHY WE DO THIS

This forum is a direct response to the needs expressed by speech language pathology clinicians and other group facilitators involved in Miranda’s research. The forum is designed to enable people to:

  • Connect with other group facilitators
  • Share ideas and resources
  • Improve their understanding of best practice
  • Obtain information and support about running community aphasia groups

This forum is designed for people involved in aphasia groups at any stage of life with aphasia.