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Dr Analisa Pais

Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
Dr Analisa Pais

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Biography

Analisa Pais is a lecturer within the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Essex. She has completed her PhD in Clinical Speech and Language Studies at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She holds a specialisation certificate in Voice Rehabilitation following Laryngectomy (IN) and a Bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech, Language Pathology (IN). Analisa’s research work revolves around social reintegration of people with acquired communication disorders, specifically communication partner training for aphasia. Analisa has methodological expertise in cross-cultural and linguistic adaptation, exploratory and experimental research in majority world contexts and applying and extending communication theory to aphasia. Analisa is a member of the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs) Societal Impact and Re-integration Research working group and is the Deputy Lead of the CATs Facebook Dissemination group.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Lifelong Study Skills (HS131)

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Speech & Language Therapy (HS133)

  • Enhancing Communication for People with Developmental & Acquired Communication Difficulties (HS331)

  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Development (HS790)

  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Development (HS810)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatrics 4 (HS834)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 1 (HS836)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 3 (HS838)

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours Portfolio 1 (HS705)

  • Identification of Developmental Communication Abilities and Difficulties (HS231)

  • Occupational performance and process (HS893)

Publications

Journal articles (2)

Isaksen, J., Beeke, S., Pais, A., Efstratiadou, E-A., Pauranik, A., Revkin, SK., Vandana, VP., Valencia, F., Vuksanović, J. and Jagoe, C., (2023). Communication partner training for healthcare workers engaging with people with aphasia: Enacting Sustainable Development Goal 17 in Austria, Egypt, Greece, India and Serbia. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 25 (1), 172-177

Jagoe, C., Isaksen, J., Cruice, M., Pais, A. and Bowen, A., (2018). Evaluating communication partner training in aphasia: considering qualitatively informed randomised controlled trials (RCT) in an international context. Aphasiology. 32 (sup1), 103-104

Book chapters (1)

Pais, A. and Jagoe, C., (2023). Communication Partner Training (CPT) to Improve Conversation, Communication, and Mental Health. In: Spoken Discourse Impairments in the Neurogenic Populations. Springer International Publishing. 371- 382. 9783031451898

Conferences (5)

Pais, A., Muhammed, A. and Rajashekhar, B., ‘SECAP evidence on the processing of hearing aid processed speech and non-speech stimuli.’

Pais, A. and Jagoe, C., The Impact of Communication Partner Training for Aphasia: Communication Adjustments in Conversations with Family Members

Finch, E., Pierce, JE., Pais, A., Dow-Richards, C., Charalambous, M., Matos, A., Wallace, SJ., Reed, A. and Breitenstein, C., What Makes a Video Aphasia-Accessible? An International Project: Preliminary Findings

Pais, A. and Jagoe, C., CPT for Family Members in India

Jagoe, C., Isaksen, J., Cruice, M., Pais, A. and Bowen, A., (2018). Evaluating communication partner training in aphasia: considering qualitatively informed randomised controlled trials (RCT) in an international context

Thesis dissertation (1)

Pais, A., (2022). Communication Partner Training for the Primary Caregivers of People with Aphasia in India: A multi-phase exploratory study

Contact

ap21904@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus

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