Prof Jois StansfieldProfessor of Speech Pathology

Specialist Areas

  • intellectual disabilities
  • disorders of fluency (stuttering, stammering)
  • pre-qualifying education for practice
  • continuing professional development
  • ethical practice in speech and language therapy

Research Interests


The effectiveness of communication in adults with intellectual impairments
Dysfluency in individuals with intellectual impairments
Speech and language therapy services in the EU

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Registered with the Health Professions Council
Health Professions Council: Registrant member of the Education and Training Committee

Editorships and Consultancies


Honorary clinical Contract: Pennine NHS Trust
External examining: currently University College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth

Impact


2002 Queen's Anniversary Prize. Speech and Language Sciences Dept, Queen Margaret University College
(2010) Fellowship of the Royal College of Speech and language Therapists
(2009-Present) UK Country lead and steering group member: EU EACEA project: NETQUES. Tuning standards for speech and language therapy across Europe
(2009-Present) Alternate Vice Chair: NW12 Lancaster Research Ethics committee
(2005-8) Member and alternate vice chair: Oldham Local Research Ethics Committee
(2003-Present) Member: North West Health Qualitative Research Group
(2003-4) Member: MREC Scotland
(2002-3)Member: Data monitoring and ethics committee. NCCTA RCT in SLT for children with language delay, Strathclyde University.
(2001-3) Member of MRC Development Grant team, grant held jointly with Edinburgh University and QMUC, Dept of SLS.
(1996-Present) Referee panel member: British Journal of Learning Disabilities
(1996-Present) Editorial consultant: Journal of Fluency Disorders

Research Outputs

Chapters

Stansfield J. 2005. "Education for competent speech and language therapy practice" in: Shelagh Brumfitt (eds) Innovations in Speech and language therapy practice. Whurr.
isbn: 1-861563-85-X

Journal Articles

Willis, S., Goldbart J. and Stansfield, J. (2014) "The Strengths and Weaknesses in Verbal Short-term Memory and Visual Working Memory in Children with Hearing Impairment and Additional Language Learning Difficulties", International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Stansfield J. & Matthews A. (2014) "Introducing advanced clinical reasoning to an adult learning disability service", Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 18(1), pp.20-34

Caton S., Chadwick D., Chapman M., Mitchell D., Stansfield J. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Healthy Lifestyles for Adults with Intellectual Disability: Knowledge, Barriers and Facilitators." Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability - accepted

Samuels R. and Stansfield J. 2012. "The effectiveness of social stories to develop social interactions with adults with characteristics of autism." British Journal of Learning Disabilities - accepted

Pachigar V., Stansfield J., and Goldbart J. 2011. "Beliefs and Attitudes of Primary School Teachers in Mumbai, India Towards Children Who Stutter" International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 58:3, pp.287-302
issn 1034-912X(2011)58:3;1-9

Willis S., Goldbart J., Stansfield J. 2011. "Hearing-Impaired Children with Language Learning Difficulties: Their Strengths & Weaknesses with Phonological and Visual Working Memory. (Abstract)" International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol.75, no.1,
issn: 0165-5876

Stansfield J., Collier R., King R. 2011. "Adults with intellectual impairment who stammer: a clinical case study." British Journal of Learning Disabilities,
doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2011.00678.x

Burgess R., Stansfield J. 2010. "Lighting the touch paper: empowering stroke patients through service user involvement. (Abstract)" International Journal of Stroke, vol.5, S3, pp.45-45
issn: 1747-4930 doi: doi/10.1111/j.1747-4949.2010.00500.x

Stansfield J. 2010. "Parents with learning disabilities and speech and language therapy. A service evaluation of referrals and episodes of care" British Journal of Learning Disabilities,
issn: 1354-4187 doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2011.00690.x

Mennen I., Stansfield J. 2006. "Speech and langugae therapy service delivery for bilingual children: A survey of three cities" International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, vol.41 no.3, pp.635-652
issn: 1460-6984 doi: 10.1080/13682820600623911

Mennen I., Stansfield J. 2006. "Speech and language therapy services to multilingual children in Scotland and England: A comparison of three cities" Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, vol.4 no.1, pp.23-44
issn: 1476-9689 doi: 10.1080/14769670500272689

Stansfield J. 2005. "Issues and innovation in clinical education: Regulation, collaboration and communication" Advances in Speech-Language Pathology, vol.7 no.3, pp.173-176
issn: 1742-9528 doi: 10.1080/14417040500185008

Conference Presentations

Barrett, I. & Stansfield, J. (2013) "Using the past to inform the future: 'stammering cured', 'speech correction' and other stories", poster presentation at Research Institute for Health and Social Change 9th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 4-5 July

Horrocks, C. & Stansfield, J. (2013) "A Greek chorus? Multiple MMU voices in international collaboration", poster presentation at Research Institute for Health and Social Change 9th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 4-5 July

Stansfield J. 2012. "Undergraduate student research, ethics and regulation: how to overcome the barriers." - accepted for: CPLOL Congress: the Hague

Stansfield J., Chadwick D., Mitchell D., Caton S., Chapman M. and Turnbull S. 2012. "Self-image and interdependence: how older people with intellectual disabilities see themselves." - accepted for: IASSID Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Stansfield J., Csefalvay Z., Hansson K., Patterson A., Peleman M., Trinite B. and Wigforss E. 2012. "The NETQUES Project: European speech and language therapy education - united in diversity" - accepted for CPLOL Congress: the Hague

Stansfield J. 2011. "Student research with women who stutter: does sex make a difference?" at: Oxford Dysfluency Conference, September

Hamlett C., Stansfield J. 2011. "Young offenders, smoking and motivation to stop. When might smoking cessation education work?" at: Poster presented at the RIHSC conference. MMU Manchester.

Roche J., Stansfield J. 2011. "Executive function and adolescent stammering" at: Poster presented at the RIHSC conference. MMU Manchester.

Samuels R., Stansfield J. 2011. "Using Social Stories with four adults with autistic spectrum disorder: issues and outcomes" at: Oral paper presented at the RIHSC conference. MMU Manchester.

Williams C., Stansfield J. 2011. "Breastfeeding in a neonatal unit: an initial analysis of the influences on parental decision-making" at: Poster presented at the RIHSC conference. MMU Manchester.

Willis S., Goldbart J., Stansfield J. 2011. "Hearing-Impaired Children with Language Learning Difficulties: Their Strengths & Weaknesses with Phonological and Visual Working Memory" at: Oral paper presented at 10th European Symposium on Paediatric Cochlear Implantation.

Burgess R., Stansfield J. 2010. "Lighting the touch paper: empowering stroke patients through service user involvement" at: Poster presented at the Stroke Forum, Glasgow.

Burgess R., Stansfield J. 2010. "Lighting the touch paper: empowering stroke patients through service user involvement" at: presented at the RIHSC conference. MMU Manchester.

Stansfield J., Marshall J. 2009. "Challenges in inclusive research: the HRP inclusion project." at: RISHC conference. Manchester.

Booth M., Marsland C., Edwards-Leach A. and Stansfield J. 2009. "Accessible Information for Adults with Learning Disabilities: The Impact of Student Placements", RIHSC Annual Conference, Manchester

Johnson S., Mennen I., Stansfield J. 2003. "Are we meeting the challenge? An evaluation of speech and language therapy services for bilingual children in three centres of population" at: 5th European Congress, CPLOL. Edinburgh, UK.

Mennen I., Stansfield J., Johnson S. 2003. "Speech and language therapy services for bilingual children in England and Scotland: a tale of three cities" at: 4th International Symposium on bilingualism. Arizona, USA.

Stansfield J. 2003. "Competence in SLT students, the role of placement" at: CPLOL 5th European Congress. Comite Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopedes de l'Union Européenne. CD-ROM
url: http://www.cplol.org/cplol2003/en/summary_en.htm

Stansfield J., Mennen I., Johnston S. 2003. "Are we meeting the challenge? An evaluation of SLT services for bilingual children in 3 centres of population" at: CPLOL 5th European Congress. Comite Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopedes. CD-ROM
url: http://www.cplol.org/cplol2003/en/summary_en.htm

Walton A., Stansfield J., Docherty-Sneddon G. 2002. "The communicative effectiveness of client/ carer interactions" at: Meeting of the Special emphasis panel in treatment efficacy, ASHA & City University. London, UK.

Stansfield J. 2002. "Theoretical knowledge and clinical practice in Speech and Language Therapy (Logopedics)" at: EEO student conference. Athens, Greece.

Walton A., Stansfield J., Docherty-Sneddon G. 2001. "Poster: Problem Solving and intellectually impaired young people: a question too far?" at: International Conference on Communication, Problem-solving and Learning. Glasgow, UK.

Stansfield J. 2001. "Describe your most memorable student, or: competence beyond competencies" at: RCSLT conference. Birmingham, UK.

Walton A., Stansfield J., Docherty-Sneddon G. 2001. "Poster: The effectiveness of communication in young adults with intellectual impairments: interacting with carers, students and friends" at: Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists conference. Birmingham, UK.

Walton A., Stansfield J., Docherty-Sneddon G. 2001. "Poster: Communication in young adults with intellectual impairments: a question too far?" at: BPS Centenary Annual Conference. Glasgow, UK.

Poster Presentations

Stansfield, J. (2012) "Speech and language therapy education in Europe: collaboration and challenges in the NETQUES project", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 2-3 July

Research Reports

Stansfield J., Hardcastle W., Jones C., O'May F., Donaghy M., Nicol M. 2003. "Review of speech and language therapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy for children and speech and language therapy for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorder" for Scottish Executive. Scottish Executive.

Other Types of Output

Stansfield J. 2011. "Report of the service evaluation of the introduction of the Malcomess Care Aims conducted on behalf of Oldham Adults with Disabilities Clinical Network." for

Stansfield J., Handley J. 2011. "Communicating ethics" Speech and Language therapy in practice, Winter,
issn: 1368-2105 url: http://www.speechmag.com/content/files/SLTiPWin10JStansfieldJHandleyWEB.pdf

Stansfield J., McAleer F. 2010. "Brought to (Face)book" Speech and Language therapy in practice, Spring,
issn: 1368-2105

Stansfield J., Taylor P. 2003. "Sensible solutions or daft ideas: a search for solutions" Spring 2003. Speech and Language Therapy in Practice. pp.14-16
url: http://www.speechmag.com/content/files/S%20&%20L%20Spring%2003%20.pdf

Stansfield J., McGrane H. 2001. "Strength in compromise" Autumn 2001. Speech and Language Therapy in Practice. pp.8-11

Supervised Research Student Titles

A longitudinal study of language and working memory profiles in atypical language learners with hearing impairment

An investigation of the effectiveness of delivering a training programme to Health Care Assistants employed to work with young people identified as having complex health needs in the special schools context

Assessment of inference in older children with Autism

The experience of exclusion for children and their families who have a learning disability and behavioural needs

The experiences of Maltese parents of children born with a biological risk for intellectual disability: The Early Years

The influence of the internet on Saudi family and social life

The Nature and Role of Phonological Skills in Adolescent Learners in Mainstream Education

Wellbeing and coping strategies of coping strategies of women in Sudan (oncology)

Current Teaching Input


Analysis and Evaluation of Practice
Clinical education
Disorders of fluency
Professional development and professional competence
Professional ethics
Honours project supervision
Masters degree project supervision

Other Responsibilities


Route leader: MSc Clinical Communication
Member of Faculty Research Degrees Committee
Member of Faculty Academic Ethics Committee
PhD Supervisor
Jois Stansfield

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Health Professions Department
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 2472577

Fax: 0161 2476364

Email: j.stansfield@mmu.ac.uk