Further resources

Children for Health. Free resources to support child health and nutrition.

Toolkit for effective partnership collaboration produced by THET (Tropical Health and Education Trust)

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health Annual Report 2013

Improving Health at Home and Abroad – how overseas volunteering from the NHS benefits the UK and  the world

Launching the SLT profession in Uganda in 2010

Global Health CPD Toolkit for reflecting on how volunteering overseas can benefit the NHS once volunteers return home.

The November 2016 edition of Speech Pathology Australia’s Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech Language Pathology: “Creating Sustainable Services: Minority World SLPs in Majority World Contexts”


The Leaders Project was developed in conjunction with Columbia University and aims to support people with communication disabilities in Africa by offering resources e.g. cleft palate speech therapy materials and resources for AAC in a range of languages.

Media links:

NEW! Watch a short video of CTI’s chair, Julie Marshall, talking about her work with UNHCR Rwanda and Communicability Global, on access to sexual and reproductive health education (SRHE) and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) prevention services for refugees with communication disability.

Audio recordings of seminars from Manchester Metropolitan University. including many topics in the field of communication disability in low and middle income countries.

Listen to a podcast from Oxford University on the vulnerabiliuty of refugees with communication disability to sexual and gender-based violence here

Collaboration to develop services for people with communication disabilities: video presentation from Communication Disabilities in East Africa conference, July 2018

Our very own committee member Julie Marshall talking about MDT working in under-resourced settings (35 minute video from ADAPT conference, 2016):

Understanding sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) against refugees with a communication disability, in Rwanda. 45 minutes seminar presented by Julie Marshall and Helen Barrett at MMU in September 2017. Open access literature review on the same topic available here

A Day in the Life of a SLT in Kenya David Rochus at MMU SLT Society