Research Opportunities

Participating in research can be a great way to receive free assessment and treatment, learn more about stroke and related disorders, and have your voice be heard. If you would like to find out about how to get involved in research, email We try to ensure that all study information is correct and up to date before we post it.

Research Studies

Temple University 


  • A study about the benefits of conversation treatment for people with aphasia.
  • Practice communicating with other people with aphasia.
  • 60-minute treatment sessions twice per week.
  • Testing before & after treatment

Contact us if: 

  • You have aphasia due to stroke
  • You can follow conversations

Where: Temple University Main Campus

When: Treatment will be May 22-July 28, 2023

You will be paid for each treatment and testing session.

For more information contact Francine Kohen 

Research Study: How does Caregiving Impact Friendship?

The Aphasia Research Laboratory at Florida State University is looking for caregivers of individuals with aphasia to participate in a study.

If you participate in this research study you will:

  • Complete a one-time, online survey that takes about 45 minutes. You will be asked questions about yourself, your loved one with aphasia, caregiving, and your friendships.
  • Have the option to complete a 2-week smartphone survey to helps us understand the real-world experiences and social interactions of a caregiver.
  • Receive $50 gift card for first survey and $100 gift card for 2-week phone survey.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Elizabeth B. Madden, PhD, CCC-SLP

Phone: 850-644-4088


ARCH Aphasia Resource Collaboration Hub 

Join for quarterly meetings where we discuss topics of interest for all stakeholders in the aphasia community!

Mission: ARCH is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing a network of clinicians, researchers, university clinic faculty, support group leaders, and persons with aphasia in our region. The ARCH network will serve to increase awareness among people with aphasia regarding clinical services, support groups, and opportunities to participate in research.

Why Join?

  • Access to cutting edge research programs
  • Information about support groups
  • Low-cost speech therapy at university clinics
  • Ability to meet others with aphasia

Get involved today by emailing:

Visit the website:

Phone number: 267-587-6305

University of Delaware Aphasia & Rehabilitation Outcomes Lab 

Study 1: Psychosocial Factors and Language Impairment

  • Help us understand stress & language in aphasia
  • WHAT YOU WILL DO: Complete tests of language and thinking, scales about stress and mood. Your participation and information is confidential.
  • 1-2 study sessions: ~1 hour each, breaks as needed.

Study 2: Resilience Scale for People with Aphasia

  • Help us test a new scale of resilience for people with aphasia.
  • WHAT YOU WILL DO: Complete scales about coping and mood, tests of language and thinking, and interview questions. Your participation and information is confidential.
  • 1-3 study sessions: ~1 hour each, breaks as needed.

Who: Adults with aphasia; stroke at least 6 months ago

Where: ONLINE from your home – you need a computer or tablet OR come to UD STAR Campus for an appointment

When: Scheduled at your convenience

Contact: (302) 831-1212 or 

Study conducted by: Dr. Rebecca Hunting Pompon Director, Aphasia & Rehab Outcomes Lab University of Delaware |