Collection ARM - Papers of Linda Armstrong relating to the history of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Errors in RCSLT 1995 History and corrections Bulletin issues by year Aphasia Autistic spectrum disorder (now condition) Cerebral palsy Cleft lip and palate Deafness Dementia Developmental speech and language disorders Dysarthria Dysfluency Dysphagia Head and neck cancer Intellectual impairment Mental health and forensic
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GB 249 ARM


Papers of Linda Armstrong relating to the history of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists


  • 2020 - 2021 (Creation)

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61 digital files

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Name of creator

(b. 1960)

Biographical history

Dr Linda Armstrong is a retired speech and language therapist whose varied career included clinical work as well as research and teaching. She was a member of RCSLT for more than 30 years. She has a long standing collaboration with Jois Stansfield on the history of speech therapy.

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(b. 1951)

Biographical history

Jois Stansfield is emeritus professor of speech pathology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has a long-standing collaboration with Dr Linda Armstrong on the history of speech therapy and has also written on learning disability, disorders of fluency and professional education.

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Digital files donated by Linda Armstrong in January 2021.

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Collection of papers created by Linda Armstrong, and some collaboration by Jois Stansfield: researchers interested in the history of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, and the Speech and Language Therapy profession in general.

Papers were researched and created between 1999 - 2021 and many were revised and edited just prior to deposit in January 2021. Sources used for the research included the papers of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists held within the University of Strathclyde Archives and Special Collections, and also papers and files still held by the College.

The papers comprise: lists covering a range of historical areas relating to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the profession in general such as Journal articles, College conferences, and committee members; and analytical articles covering topics such as how the College was formed, the change in the name of the profession, and analysis of the content of the College’s news bulletin.

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Arranged according to file list received from the creator.

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No access restrictions.

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  • English

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GB 249




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