Communication in Dementia

  • Joint Project Leaders

    Professor Angela Morgan | Associate Professor Adam Vogel
    T: + 61 3 834 42169 (AM) | +61 3 903 55334 (AV)
    W: Personal web page

    Location: Level 02, 550 Swanston Street, Carlton, Parkville (AM & AV)

Project Details

  • Motor speech and early onset dementia
  • Virtual learning environments for communication skills training
  • Lexical retrieval interventions for individuals with primary progressive aphasia and Alzheimer's disease
  • Discourse interventions for individuals with primary progressive aphasia, Alzheimer's disease, and post stroke aphasia
  • Person centred care innovations for people living with dementia in residential aged care
  • Psychosocial support needs and cognitive-linguistic interventions for younger onset dementia
  • Speech pathology services for older people - National survey
  • Interprofessional education and student placements in residential aged care
  • Psychosocial support needs of adult head and neck cancer survivors and their families - Delphi study
  • Reading therapy following stroke
  • Communication in healthy ageing


Associate Professor Adam Vogel (Co-Lead)
Personal web page

Dr Jade Cartwright (Co-Lead)

  • Jess Chan, PhD Candidate
  • Matthew Poole, PhD Candidate (NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship)
  • Sandra Rojas, PhD Candidate (Becas Scholarship, Chile)


  • Prof Kirrie Ballard (University of Sydney)
  • Dr Janet Beilby, Dr Lauren Breen, Dr Naomi Cocks, Professor Barbara Horner, Dr Moira O'Connor, Ms Brooke Sanderson, Associate Professor Anne Whitworth (Curtin University, Perth Australia)
  • Dr Michelle Bennett (Australian Catholic University)
  • Dr Amy Brodtmann & A/Prof David Darby (Florey Neuroscience Institutes)
  • Associate Professor Shelley Brundage (George Washington University, USA)
  • Prof Paul Maruff (Cogstate & Florey Institute)
  • Ms Elizabeth Oliver (Catholic Homes Inc)
  • Dr Josh Spitalnick (Citrine Technologies, USA)
  • Dr Matthis Synofik (Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Science, Tübingen, Germany)
  • Dr Mark Walterfang (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia)


  • Cogstate

Research Group

Neuroscience of Speech

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Sensory Neuroscience, Recovery and Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Audiology and Speech Pathology