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Student wins award for outstanding case study

Released: 15.11.12

The Tavistock Trust Award for Aphasia was recently given to Erin Jarvis ,Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Year 2. The award was given for her outstanding case study, in Year 1 of an individual suffering from aphasia.

The prize of £300 is awarded following a nomination process that takes place at the exam board. The Tavistock Trust was set up in memory of Robin Tavistock, Duke of Bedford, who suffered aphasia following a stroke, and aims to promote excellence in the field of aphasiology.

Maggie Cooper, Head of Department of Applied Language Sciences said  "On behalf of all the SLT Department I'd like to congratulate Erin on her worthy award. Erin produced an outstanding study of an individual with aphasia following her placement experience, and her nomination was met with unanimous support. This acheivement is particularly noteworthy as Erin is the first Year 1 student from UCP Marjon to be nominated for the Tavistock Trust Award."


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