Time & Location

29 Feb 2024, 09:30 – 11:00 UTC

Zoom (joining details 1 hour before)

About the event

This webinar is hosted by the Singing for Health Network (UK) and presents the work of researchers from three Australian universities, exploring multiple aspects of singing for Acquired Brain Injuries and neurological conditions, including:

  • The effects of the various injuries on the brain
  • The role of singing in improving quality of life, alleviating symptoms and bypassing damaged areas
  • The benefits of group singing for carers of those with ABIs (including Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Dementia and Parkinson’s)
  • The role of the facilitator in group singing for people with ABI

The panel:

  • Dr Melissa Forbes – Associate Professor (Contemporary Singing-Music) at The University of Southern Queensland
  • Dr Penelope Monroe – Senior Speech Pathologist and Research Associate with FRONTIER, Frontotemporal Dementia Research Group, at The University of Sydney
  • Dr Jeanette Tamplin – Associate Professor (Music Therapy) at The University of Melbourne

N.B. the webinar will be recorded for later viewing by SHN members and/or those who have booked.

For more information and a link to book, see here.