About us

This site was inspired and funded by the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia.

We are grateful to the Eranda Rothschild Foundation and Mrs Charmaine Mallinckrodt for their generous support.

The team:

Nicole Campbell,  Trustee, The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia

Brian Petheram, IT and aphasia expert

Abi Roper, Speech and Language Therapist, Technologist and Research Fellow, City, University of London

For transparency: Abi Roper was part of the team that developed Make Write, an app designed for people with aphasia and which is on our website.  Abi was not involved with the analysis or information posted on this website.

Headshot photo of Kathy Cann smiling at the camera. She has blonde hair tied back in a pony tail, is wearing glasses and a white clinical uniform

Kathy Cann, Clinical Lead for Communication, County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust; Support Co-ordinator for NETA [North East Trust for Aphasia] joined the ASF team as Consultant in 2021.

Sarah Woodward, Speech & Language Therapist, specialised in aphasia and computer therapy, was part of the Aphasia Software Finder's team, as Consultant, from its early days in 2010 until 2021 and her contribution has been immeasurable.  Sarah is taking and extended, well-deserved sabbatical.

We are grateful to the people with aphasia and to other researchers who gave us feedback and advice during the development of this resource, including Speakeasy, Dyscover, and Bristol Area Stroke Foundation.

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