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Timothy Neate, Abi Roper, Stephanie Wilson, Jane Marshall. Empowering Expression for Users with Aphasia through Constrained Creativity,to appear in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2019DOI:


Timothy Neate, Aikaterini Bourazeri, Abi Roper, Simone Stumpf, Stephanie Wilson. Co-Created Personas: Engaging and Empowering Users with Diverse Needs Within the Design Process, to appear in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2019.DOI:


Roper, A., Davey, I.G.W., Wilson, S., Neate, T., Marshall, J., & Grellmann, B. (2018) Usability Testing – an aphasia perspectiveASSETS ’18, October 22–24, 2018, Galway, Ireland.


Grellmann, B., Neate, T., Roper, A., Wilson, S., & Marshall, J. (2018) Investigating Mobile Accessibility Guidance for People with AphasiaASSETS ’18, October 22–24, 2018, Galway, Ireland.


Roper, A. Grellmann, B.Neate, T.Marshall, J.  and Wilson, S.  (2018). Social networking sites: barriers and facilitators to access for people with aphasia. Aphasiology, 32(sup1:), pp. 1176-177. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2018.1486387

McNanaey, R., Wilson, C., Wallace, J., Brereton, M., Roper, A., Wilson, S., & Sturdee, M. (2018) Giving A Voice Through Design: Adapting Design Methods to Enhance the Participation of People with Communication Difficulties. PDC ’18, August 20-24 , Hasselt and Genk, Belgium.

Metteyard, L., Roper, A., Volkmer, A., Monnelly, K., McRae, J., Wallinger, J., Broomfield, K., & Roddam, H. (2018) What is a ‘clinical-academic career’ anyway? RCSLT Bulletin, July, issue 795, 22-23.

Morgan, G. & Roper, A. (2018) The use of Gesture by Children – both deaf and hearing. BATOD Magazine, May 2018, 40-41.

Woodward, S., Roper, A., & Benford, S. (2018) CITCEN toolkit: breaking down barriers to technologyRCSLT Bulletin, January, issue 789, 23.

Roper, A. (2017). Computer gesture therapy for adults with severe aphasia. (Unpublished Doctoral thesis, City, University of London)

Roper, A., Marshall, J., & Wilson, S. (2016). Benefits and limitations of computer gesture therapy for the rehabilitation of severe aphasia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 10:595. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00595

Varley, R., Cowell, P. E., Dyson, L., Inglis, L., Roper, A., & Whiteside, S. P. (2016). Self- administered computer therapy for apraxia of speech: Two-period randomized control trial with crossover. Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation, doi:STROKEAHA.115.011939 [pii]

Wilson, S., Roper, A., Marshall, J., Galliers, J., Devane, N., Booth, T., & Woolf, C. (2015). Codesign for people with aphasia through tangible design languages. Codesign, 11(1), 21- 34.

Roper, A., Marshall, J., & Wilson, S. M. (2014, October). Assessing technology use in aphasia. In Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers & accessibility (pp. 239-240). ACM.

Roper, A. (2014). Accessibility of computer therapy and technology for people with aphasia. ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing(108), pp. 50-53. doi: 10.1145/2591357.2591366

Marshall, J., Roper, A., Galliers, J., Wilson, S., Cocks, N., Muscroft, S., & Pring, T. (2013). Computer delivery of gesture therapy for people with severe aphasia. Aphasiology, 27(9), 1128-1146.

Galliers, J., Wilson, S., Roper, A., Cocks, N., Marshall, J., Muscroft, S., & Pring, T. (2012). Words are not enough: Empowering people with aphasia in the design process. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 12th Participatory Design Conference: Research Papers-Volume 1, 51-60.

Whiteside, S. P., Inglis, A., Dyson, L., Roper, A., Harbottle, A., Ryder, J., Varley, R. A. (2012). Error reduction therapy in reducing struggle and grope behaviours in apraxia of speech. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 22(2), 267-294.