EVA Park Goes Live!
After a year of careful design, the big day arrived. EVA Park went live on Monday 11th November, welcoming its first visitors. Five people with aphasia visited the Park on a regular basis over a five week period to practise their communication skills.
Jane Marshall gave a keynote speech entitled “Technological Applications in Aphasia Therapy” at the British Aphasiology Society Conference, September 2013, Manchester. http://www.britishaphasiologysociety.org.uk/conferences
Details of our forthcoming study now included on the AphasiaNow web-site http://www.aphasianow.org/Resources/Aphasia_Research/. Take a look at their valuable resources.
We are looking for 20 people with aphasia to try out EVA park for 5 weeks.
For more information: Volunteers with aphasia needed
We’re currently accepting applications from potential Communication Support Workers, to join the EVA project. As a Communication Support Worker you will assist in our experimental trial by supporting conversations in EVA Park with people who have aphasia.
Interested? More information
The Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Conference was held in Dublin in May 2013. Jane Marshall gave a platform presentation on “Computer Therapy Tools for People with Aphasia”, including the latest news from EVA.
Niamh gave a presentation at UCL’s inaugural Aphasia Research Group meeting on the 27/02/13. Spreading the word about the EVA project and filling people in on what we’ve been up to so far and what we have planned for the future!