Aphasia United - A Unified Voice for Aphasia

Worrall, Linda and Ganzfried, Ellayne and Simmons-Mackie, Nina and Hinckley, Jacqueline and Wallace, Sarah (2013) Aphasia United - A Unified Voice for Aphasia. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

Aphasia United is a new peak international organization that aims to bring together the global aphasia community and represent its voice to the World Stroke Organization. The aim of this paper is to describe the processes of development and the strategic direction of Aphasia United, and its proposed process for developing an international research agenda. Initial discussions and a summit have prioritized capacity building of consumer organization, building consensus around best practice, raising awareness and creating a governance structure as well as developing an international research agenda for aphasia. Opportunities for involvement are outlined.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Depositing User: OSCP Staff 1
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2013
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:54
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2013 : 43rd : Tucson, AZ : May 28-June 2, 2013)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2439

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