On this page, you can find our blogs about different aspects of stroke. Many of them include research evidence and also reflections from people affected by stroke themselves, health professionals involved in the care of people with stroke and stroke researchers. There are also links to helpful resources.
Stephen Taylor, Joe Bugler, and Annette Dancer are three stroke survivors affected by dysarthria (unclear speech). They are also members of HEARD (Healing, Empowered And Recovering from Dysarthria), a patient involvement group which has helped to shape research to identify the things that matter most in speech recovery after stroke. In this blog, they tell us more.
Annette Dancer blogs about her life after stroke: rebuilding confidence and getting speech problems into perspective.
Annette shares her story of living with dysarthria after stroke and Claire Mitchell, Speech & Language Therapist and author of a recent Cochrane review of dysarthria, explains the findings