Virtual Reality to Assist Communication Disorders

5 August 2021

Dr Atiyeh Vaezipour,  from UQ's RECOVER Injury Research Centre spoke to 4ZZZ about her new study discovering the benefits virtual reality may have on individuals with communication disorders

Through stimulating scenarios that cannot be achieved in a face-to-face setting, virtual reality shows promise in treating those with communication difficulties. 

Whilst the study is still in its early stages, the results have demonstrated exciting potential for the development of speech pathology treatment.

As the first study of its kind in Australia, it is a groundbreaking discovery for communication disorders.

Dr Vaezipour also discussed how this study was conducted, and what this means for the future of speech pathology. 

Listen to the interview