A how-to guide to aphasia services: celebrating Professor Linda Worrall’s contribution to the field

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Journal Article
Aphasiology, 2019, 33 (7), pp. 888 - 902
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© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Background: This article recognises Professor Linda Worrall’s contribution to aphasiology and discusses research themes which have grown from her work. Aims: To review, summarise, and discuss literature relating to four themes which have emerged from the work of Professor Worrall: (1) Research capacity building; (2) Implementation of research evidence in clinical practice; (3) Meaningful outcome measurement; and (4) Improvement of psychological and emotional outcomes. Main contribution: A review of the literature, with examples of practical applications. Conclusions: The work of Professor Worrall has greatly influenced the field of aphasia; her legacy is the research capacity she has built in Australia and around the world.
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