• ART Lab,  Research

    ~~NEW~~ 針對中風後失語症之個人化非入侵性腦刺激治療

    研究目的: 本研究旨在探究一種新型的非入侵性的腦刺激療法——經顱交流電刺激治療(Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation或TACS)對中風後慢性失語症患者的療效。我們希望透過腦電圖素描了解失語症患者的腦神經結構, 以定制個人化的腦刺激治療方案。 招募對象:  中風後失語症患者: – 中風次數不多於一次 – 中風後至少6個月 – (中風前)慣用手為右手 – 18-70歲 – 母語為廣東話的香港居民 – 無任何精神科或腦神經疾病(除中風外) 健康人士: – 40-70歲 – 慣用手為右手 – 母語為廣東話的香港居民 – 無任何精神科或腦神經疾病

  • Research

    Writing impairments in stroke patients

    A new study that aims to find out the cognitive features contributing to stroke-induced writing impairments  in two different writing systems – Chinese (logographic) vs. English (phonological) – has been published on COGNITIVE COMPUTATION. This study reveals that constructive praxis is more relevant to impairment classification in characters-based writing (Chinese), while phonological abilities are important features for impairment prediction in alphabetic writing (English). The full article can be found here.

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    Pragmatic competence of discourse in traumatic brain injury

    A new study examining how pragmatic competence is impaired in Chinese speakers with traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been published on BRAIN IMPAIRMENT. This study suggested that applying Gricean maxims in monologic oral narratives can capture the hallmark underlying pragmatic problems in TBI. This can be an additional approach to clinically assess social communications in TBI and its subsequent management. The full article can be found here.

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    粵語版失語症測試(Cant-CAT2) 標準化研究

    香港失語症患者的粵語版失語症測試(Cant-CAT2) 標準化研究 我們誠意邀請符合以下條件的人士參與是次研究: 18歲或以上失語症患者 中風後至少6個月 您將被邀請參與以下評估: 簡單問卷 認知測試 (如: 記憶測試、算術測試、物件運用等) 失語症測試 (如: 理解測試、命名測試、看圖說話、閱讀及 書寫測試等) ** 此研究已通過香港大學教育學研究倫理委員會批准 ** 參加者可在完成評估後獲得評估結果簡報

  • ART Lab


    🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉   由於反應非常熱烈,所有手冊已全數送出。感謝大家的支持,請繼續關注我們網站的最新動態! 《腦傷後的溝通及吞嚥問題 ─ 言語治療師給患者和家人的指引》(2009年第一版)。香港:香港大學溝通障礙研究中心。   由即日起至2023年3月,本實驗室將送出200本「腦傷後的溝通及吞嚥問題」手冊,送完即止。 如對本手冊感興趣,請完成以下鏈接:https://hku.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3WUZb8uYWqN4S0K 如有查詢,請電郵 slpart@hku.hk。

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    本調查於2022年4月至10月進行。我們收集了來自香港地區共175名18歲及以上受訪者的資料。     主要發現 1:    77%的受訪者聽說過「失語症」。 主要發現 2:   42%的受訪者表示聽說過「失語症」,並能將其識別為語言障礙。 主要發現 3:    91%的受訪者人能夠將中風與腦損傷以及溝通困難相聯繫。 主要發現 4:   53%的受訪者在過去一年聽過或看過1-3次「失語症」。 主要發現5:   最常見閱讀或聽到「失語症」的地方是網路或社交媒體。   如欲了解更多詳情,請瀏覽此網站 — https://slp-art-lab.edu.hku.hk/2022-aphasia-survey/ 🎓🎓 此項研究已經香港大學研究操守委員會審查和批核(參考編號:EA220192) 🎓🎓

  • On the news

    Fact Check: Does Covid-19 vaccine cause aphasia?

    After the news of Bruce Willis diagnosed with aphasia spread like a wildfire, several social media users have referred to a (2021) published case study to claim covid-19 vaccine causes aphasia. The THiP fact-checked and found the claim to be False. A 2021 review article titled “COVID-19 and Aphasia”, together with others, was quoted in this fact-check. See more details below: Fact Check: Does Covid-19 vaccine cause aphasia? 11 April, 2022

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    Aphasia: what it is, how it happens and how to help those suffering from it and related conditions

    Few people had heard of aphasia until Hollywood star Bruce Willis announced he was ending his acting career because of it June is Aphasia Awareness Month and an aphasia support group has tips for sufferers and their carers to help reopen the lines of communication https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/article/3182057/aphasia-what-it-how-it-happens-and-how-help-those    20 Jun, 2022