About the article
Ray Wilkinson is a speech and language therapist and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Human Communication Science, University College London. His main research interest is in the area of conversation analysis and communication disorders, particularly aphasia. Recent publications include articles in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée, and Journal of Pragmatics.
Morwenna Gower is a speech and language therapist who works for Southampton City Primary Care Trust. Her current clinical post includes both in-patient care in an acute hospital setting and working in the wider community as part of a community neurological rehabilitation team.
Suzanne Beeke is a speech and language therapist, Lecturer, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Human Communication Science, University College London. Her research applies conversation analysis to communication disorder, particularly aphasia, and explores the characteristics of task-based and conversational grammar in agrammatic aphasia. Recent publications include articles in Aphasiology and Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics.
Jane Maxim is a speech and language therapist and Professor of Language Pathology in the Department of Human Communication Science, University College London. Her research is on the relationship between language in conversation and in testing, the evaluation of training programs for healthcare staff working with older people, and employment issues after stroke. Recent publications include an edited book on Communication Disability and the Dementias (with Karen Bryan) and papers in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and Disability and Society.
Published Online: 2007-08-22
Published in Print: 2007-05-29