Dr Christos Salis
Lecturer in Speech & Language Sciences
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8875
- Address: Room 2.18B
School of Education, Communication & Language Sciences
King George VI Building
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
PhD in Neurolinguistics (2006)
MA in Clinical Linguistic Research (2002)
BSc (Hons) Speech Pathology & Therapy (2000)
Degree Programme Director - MSc in Language Pathology
Admissions Tutor - MSc in Language Pathology
Speech & Language Therapist at Tavistock Aphasia Centre (North East)
HCPC registered (SL06768)
RCSLT member (RC0016487)
Ongoing Research Projects in 2017-2018:
Digital technology and aphasia (with Fiona Menger and Dr Julie Morris, Newcastle University)
Speech-timing analyses of memory span in aphasia (with Professor Nadine Martin, Temple University, USA)
Working memory training in aphasia (with Lilla Zakarias and Professor Isabel Wartenburger, University of Potsdam, Germany)
Speech-timing analysis of spoken narratives in aphasia (with Dr Gayle DeDe, Temple University, USA)
Functional memory measures in aphasia (with Professor Laura Murray, Western University, Canada, and Dr Jet Vonk, Columbia University, USA)
Autobiographical memory in aphasia (with Dr Madeleine Pritchard and Dr Lucy Dipper, City University)
Semantic impairments in adult acquired communication disorders
Acquired dyslexia and dysgraphia
Language and cognition in normal and abnormal ageing (final year option)
Clinical supervision at the Tavistock Aphasia Centre (North East)
- Salis C, Murray L, Bakas K. An International Survey of Assessment Practices for Short-Term and Working Memory Deficits in Aphasia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology 2018, 27, 574-591.
- Zakariás L, Salis C, Wartenburger I. Transfer effects on spoken sentence comprehension and functional communication after working memory training in stroke aphasia. Journal of Neurolinguistics 2018, epub ahead of print.
- Salis C, Hwang F, Howard D, Lallini N. Short-term and Working Memory Treatments for Improving Sentence Comprehension in Aphasia: A Review and a Replication Study. Seminars in Speech and Language 2017, 38(01), 29-39.
- Menger F, Morris J, Salis C. Internet Use in Aphasia: A Case Study Viewed Through the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health. Topics in Language Disorders 2017, 37(1), 6-24.
- Murray L, Salis C, Martin N, Dralle J. The use of standardised short-term and working memory tests in aphasia research: a systematic review. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: An International Journal 2018, 28(3), 309-351.
- Menger F, Morris J, Salis C. Aphasia in an Internet Age: Wider Perspectives on Digital Inclusion. Aphasiology 2016, 30(2-3), 112-132.
- Salis C, Hwang F. Digital technology and aphasia. Aphasiology 2016, 30(2-3), 109-111.
- Edwards S, Salis C. Aphasia. Oxford Bibliographies: Linguistics 2015.
- Salis C, Kelly H, Code C. Assessment and treatment of short-term and working memory impairments in stroke aphasia: A practical tutorial. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders 2015, 50(6), 721-736.
- Salis C. Short-term memory treatment: Patterns of learning and generalisation to sentence comprehension in a person with aphasia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 2012, 22(3), 428-448.
- Salis C, Saddy JD. Comprehension of wh-questions in a case of mixed dementia. Journal of Neurolinguistics 2011, 24(2), 156-162.
- Salis C. Understanding of auditory discourse in older adults: The effects of syntax and working memory. Aphasiology 2011, 25(4), 529-539.
- Edwards S, Salis C. Individual variation and task effects: Response to Inglis. Aphasiology 2010, 24(1), 116-118.
- Salis C, Edwards S. Treating written verbs and sentences in aphasia: A clinical study. Aphasiology 2010, 24(9), 1051-1063.
- Salis C. Processing of wh-questions in a case of posterior cortical atrophy. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology 2009, 11(6), 461-471.
- Salis C, Edwards S. Tests of syntactic comprehension in aphasia: An investigation of task effects. Aphasiology 2009, 23(10), 1215-1230.
- Salis C, Edwards S. Comprehension of wh-questions and declarative sentences in agrammatic aphasia: The set partition hypothesis . Journal of Neurolinguistics 2008, 21(5), 375-399.
- Salis C, Edwards S. Adaptation theory and non-fluent aphasia in English. Aphasiology 2004, 18(12), 1103-1120.
- Minkina I, Salis C, Martin N. Introduction to the Special Issue: Short-term and working memory deficits in aphasia: Current issues in theory, evidence, and treatment. Journal of Neurolinguistics 2018. In Press.
- Salis C, Martin N, Meehan SV, McCaffery K. Short-term memory span in aphasia: Insights from speech-timing measures. Journal of Neurolinguistics 2018, Epub ahead of print.
- Welsh D, Morrissey K, Foley S, McNaney R, Salis C, McCarthy J, Vines J. Ticket to talk: Supporting conversation between young people and people with dementia through digital media. In: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2018, Montreal, Canada: Association for Computing Machinery.