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Research interests

Aphasia; Speech Pathology; Conversation Analysis; Communication disability; Clinical interactions.

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I am a speech pathologist, and I study communication disabilities. I am interested in aphasia, and other acquired communication disabilities. My research focuses on communication in the course of everyday life, and related speech pathology assessment, intervention, and measurement practices.

I have expertise in ethnomethodological research methods, and particularly conversation analysis. I employ these methods with a view to exploring the interface between the organisation of interaction, language, cognition, and related impairments. I am especially interested in organisations of practice for interaction, including the turn-taking and repair systems.

I currently supervise students conducting research on aphasia, related speech pathology assessment and intervention, and everyday and institutional interactions across a variety of social activities. 

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Projects 2014 2017

Research Output 2010 2017

Interaction-focussed therapy for aphasia: Effects on communication and quality of life

Barnes, S. & Nickels, L. 27 Jun 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Aphasia
Communication
Quality of Life
Therapeutics
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Aphasia
Aphasia
Datasets

Questioning in conversations before and after communication partner training for individuals with traumatic brain injury

Mann, K., Power, E., Barnes, S., McDonald, S., Tate, R. & Togher, L. 2 Sep 2015 In : Aphasiology. 29, 9, p. 1082-1109 28 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Interpersonal Relations
Traumatic Brain Injury
Communication
Clinical Trials
Quality Improvement

Student speech pathologists' experiences of an aphasia therapy group

Cubirka, L., Barnes, S. & Ferguson, A. 2 Dec 2015 In : Aphasiology. 29, 12, p. 1497-1515 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Aphasia
Group Psychotherapy
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