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Great Project: Aims and Overview

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Great Project: Aims and Overview

  1. 1. GReAT Project
  2. 2. What is GReAT?• Gesture• Recognition• in• Aphasia• Therapy
  3. 3. What is GReAT about?• Aphasia• Gesture Therapy• Computers
  4. 4. The GReAT Team Computers• Stephanie Wilson• Julia Galliers• Sam Muscroft
  5. 5. The GReAT TeamSpeech and Language Therapy • Jane Marshall • Tim Pring • Naomi Cocks • Abi Roper
  6. 6. ConsultantsJustine Everson Gerald Hartup Carol Watson Philip Pepper Emma Buswell
  7. 7. What is GReAT for?• We are developing a computer therapy.• We hope it will help people with aphasia.• We hope it will help them use gesture.• People can practise at home.• We hope the gestures will help people to communicate.
  8. 8. What have we done so far?• We worked with five people with aphasia• These are our aphasia Consultants• They helped to develop the computer therapy• They practised using the computer• They gave us advice about what they found easy and difficult
  9. 9. What have we made? The Computer Therapy
  10. 10. What next?Testing the computer therapy10 people with aphasia will try the therapyat home 6 weeks therapy Gesture and naming tests
  11. 11. Testing the computer therapyThey will show us if this therapy:Helps gestureHelps spoken wordsIs fun and easy to use
  12. 12. What do you think? email:Great@city.ac.uk

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