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Research FAQs – Aphasia Institute

There are different application forms based on whether your project requires an expedited or a full ethics committee review (e.g., for posting research flyers vs. requesting further support for recruitment). For further information, see ‘Request to Recruit Research Participants

The Aphasia Institute has limited capacity. We do not routinely analyze data for other organizations.

It is very challenging to get statistics about aphasia.  For our purposes, we often extrapolate from stroke data, as stroke is a leading cause of aphasia. (Other brain conditions can also result in aphasia, such as traumatic brain injuries, brain tumours, dementia, or primary progressive aphasia.)

1 Dickey, L., Kagan, A., Lindsay, M. P., Fang, J., Rowland, A., & Black, S. (2010). Incidence and profile of inpatient stroke-induced aphasia in Ontario, Canada. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 91(2), 196-202. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2009.09.020

"The value of formal SCATM training has been immense for me – both in practical applications and in “grand ideas” for the future. It has really re-focused my [Speech-Language Pathology] SLP practice on the practical outcome of increasing life participation and independence/autonomy in future conversations. "
- Anonymous
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