New Research Opportunity for Caregivers


Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Maine, is seeking participants in an online aphasia caregiver support group as part of a research project. The purpose of the project is to determine if caregivers of people with aphasia can benefit from participation in a telepractice aphasia caregiver support group. People will meet with the group facilitator, guest speakers and other caregivers of people with aphasia from their home computers once a week for 12 weeks. For inclusion in this study, participants must:

• be 21 years of age
• be the primary caregiver and communication partner of person with aphasia for at least 1 year
• have normal or corrected hearing and vision
• have computer, laptop and/or tablet
• have high-speed Internet access
For more information, please call Dr. Judy Walker at 581-2003 or email: