Raising families after aphasia (research)

The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072

Help aphasia research

Who: People with aphasia and their partners who are raising young children.

What: Join an online Facebook group to share your experiences of raising young children after a parent has aphasia.

Why: To identify what works and what is needed from healthcare providers to support families when a parent has aphasia.

How: Click this link to register.

This study investigates the perspectives of people with aphasia and their family members on the impact aphasia has on a family, when a parent with young children has aphasia. This will be achieved through asynchronous online focus groups run through the Facebook platform. The online focus group will allow participants to engage in the study at a time convenient to them from multiple locations and time zones.

Eligibility criteria:

At least 18 years of age. Identify as a person with aphasia or family member of a person with aphasia who is/was living in the same household at onset. Have children or dependents under the age of 18 at the time of stroke and aphasia. At least 6 months post-stroke. Able to participate in online Facebook group.

Register for the study


If you would like some more information please contact Dr Brooke Ryan:
Telephone: (07) 3365 1380
Email: brooke.ryan@uq.edu.au

Participant information sheet (PDF 583 KB)