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Anisha Desai

Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
 Anisha Desai

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Biography

Speech and Language Therapist interested in research. Research and clinical areas include: - TBI, youth offending, mental health and Cognitive Communication Disorders - Neurorehabilitation - Neuroscience of communication disorders - Group therapy - Interprofessional Education - Communication in healthcare - Service development

Qualifications

  • BSc. Neuroscience University College London, (2007)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care, University of Essex (21/9/2021 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Neurorehabilitation

TBI

TBI and cogntiive communication disorders. TBI and neurorehabilitation. TBI in youth offending. TBI in mental health.

Cognitive Communication Disorders (CCD)

Neuroscience of CCD

High level communication disorders

TBI and social communication disorders

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Practice Placement 1 (HS136)

  • Identification of Acquired Communication Abilities and Difficulties (HS232)

  • Practice Placement 2 (HS234)

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

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatrics 1 (HS831)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Paediatrics 4 (HS834)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 1 (HS836)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 2 (HS837)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 4 (HS839)

  • Biomedical and Psychosocial Science for Dental Practice (HS736)

  • Speech and Language Therapy - Adults 3 (HS838)

Grants and funding

2022

Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Services Allied Health Professionals Faculty

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Contact

anisha.desai@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus

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