Management of Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Aphasia by Speech-Language Pathologists

University of Nebraska Kearney

Authors / Faculty: Charlotte Griffith (student) Dr. Ghazi Saidi (mentor), Mariah Gentz (GA)
Contact Person: Charlotte Griffith
Phone: 4026574704
End Date: 8/8/2021

To whom it may concern,

I am reaching out to seek participation from your state’s speech and hearing association in my undergraduate research project. I am a senior at the University of Nebraska-Kearney researching how speech-language pathologists best assist patients with aphasia who also experience anxiety and depression in the 50 states of the USA, under my mentor Dr. Ghazi Saidi, in cc. Our project has been approved by UNK’S IRB board. We hope to hear from SLPs in West Virginia and the rest of United States.

Would it be possible for you to send an email to your members, please? If so, please use the script below. If provided an email, I will attach the consent form. It would be very much appreciated. If you have any questions or concerns about this research project, please contact me at or my mentor, at

The email script is as follows:

You are invited to participate in a research project conducted by an undergraduate research fellow in the Communication Disorders Department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, under the direction of Dr. Ladan Ghazi Saidi. The study, Management of Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Aphasia by Speech Language Pathologists is approved by the University of Nebraska at Kearney Undergraduate Research Fellows Advisors Board (IRB #031021-1).