Claire Farrington-Douglas

BSc, MRes

Claire Farrington-Douglas is a Consultant Speech and Language Therapist at the National hospital for neurology and neurosurgery (NHNN) working in neurorehabilitation and outpatients. She has worked in specialist neurorehabilitation settings since 2000 and has a special interest in working with people with acquired communication disorders particularly aphasia and cognitive-communication disorder (CCD). She has completed some research in communication partner training with people with aphasia and has been developing ways of adapting this approach with people with CCD and their families and friends. She has presented her clinical work internationally and in 2018 co-chaired the first international symposium for CCD in the UK. She is currently involved in setting up and developing an intensive and comprehensive aphasia program (ICAP) based at the NHNN.