On Sunday October 29th, World Stroke Day, BBC4 plans to broadcast a documentary about aphasia at 8pm.
Speechless was made by award-winning filmmaker Richard Alwyn over the past year and is set at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
You can read more about the documentary on the UCLH website and the BBC website.
To promote the documentary further, please use #BBC4speechless and #nhnnaphasia on social media.
The British Aphasiology Society Therapy Symposium
The Therapy Symposium for 2017 was held at the SS Great Britain, September 13th-14th.
Search for posts about the Symposium on Twitter #BASSym2017
Sarah Banfield won our poster competition, for her poster titled
“Can you have a good conversation without speech?”
Download the BAS Symposium 2017 Programme
and the BAS symposium 2017 book of abstracts
Copies of the slides will be sent to all delegates.
Thank you to everyone for attending and to our committee members who worked so hard to make the event a success!
The evidence-based guideline by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) on Childhood Stroke has just been published in May 2017 and can be downloaded from their homepage (www.rcpch.ac.uk/stroke-guideline).