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Visit Katie Monnelly

M101, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Katie is a Speech and Language Therapist and researcher specialising in acquired language disorders. She qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 2010 and worked in hospital settings in Ireland and the NHS.

Katie has worked in a teaching capacity at City since 2017 covering the BSc4 Speech and Language Therapy year group, professional studies, and motor speech disorders,

She joined City, University of London in 2014 as a research assistant and therapist on the CommuniCATE project - Enhancing Communication in Aphasia through Technology and Education funded by The Barts Charity £416,000 with PIs Dr. Celia Woolf and Professor Jane Marshall. She is currently research assistant on The SUPERB Project Adjustment post-stroke and aphasia: supporting wellbeing through peer befriending funded by The Stroke Association £490,664 with PI Professor Katerina Hilari.

Katie completed an MSc in Advanced Practice in Speech, Language and Communication at City graduating in 2018. She won a studentship to start a PhD in October 2019 at City entitled: Developing and testing the anticipated feasibility (anticipated acceptability, demand, and practicality) of a mainstream clinical Intensive and Comprehensive Aphasia Programme (ICAP) for stroke survivors with supervisors Dr. Madeline Cruice and Professor Jane Marshall.


  1. Introductory Certificate in Academic Practice, City, University of London, Sep 2017 – Jan 2018
  2. MSc Advanced Practice (Speech, Language, and Communication), City, University of London, United Kingdom, Sep 2014 – Jan 2018
  3. BSc Clinical Speech and Language Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Sep 2006 – Jul 2010




Research Overview

Katie is currently a team member on the CommuniCATE project. This is a large scale research project on the use of technology in the rehabilitation of acquired reading, writing and spoken language disorders in stroke patients.

Research Centre

Centre for Language Communication Sciences Research

Principal Collaborators

- Jane Marshall
- Celia Woolf
- Madeline Cruice


Conference paper/proceedings

  1. Chadd, K., Caute, A., Marshall, J., Monnelly, K. and Woolf, C. (2017). Functional assessment & therapy for acquired writing impairment in aphrasia after stroke using mainstream technology.

Journal articles (4)

  1. Cruice, M., Woolf, C., Caute, A., Monnelly, K., Wilson, S. and Marshall, J. (2020). Preliminary outcomes from a pilot study of personalised online supported conversation for participation intervention for people with Aphasia. Aphasiology. doi:10.1080/02687038.2020.1795076.
  2. Caute, A., Woolf, C., Wilson, S., Stokes, C., Monnelly, K., Cruice, M. … Marshall, J. (2019). Technology-enhanced reading therapy for people with aphasia: Findings from a quasirandomized waitlist controlled study. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(12), pp. 4382–4416. doi:10.1044/2019_JSLHR-L-18-0484.
  3. Caute, A., Cruice, M., Marshall, J., Monnelly, K., Stokes, C., Wilson, S. … Rossiter, C. (2019). Integrate CommuniCATE. RCSLT Bulletin, (April 2019), pp. 20–21.
  4. Marshall, J., Caute, A., Chadd, K., Cruice, M., Monnelly, K., Wilson, S. … Woolf, C. (2019). Technology-enhanced writing therapy for people with aphasia: results of a quasi-randomized waitlist controlled study. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 54(2), pp. 203–220. doi:10.1111/1460-6984.12391.

Other Activities

Clinical activity

  1. Katie takes students from the PG and BSc Speech and Language Courses at City on placement at the Compass Centre which is the on-site clinic