A meta-analysis of clinical outcomes in the treatment of aphasia
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Apr97, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p239
Presents an abstract of the study `Treatment Efficacy: Aphasia,' by A.L. Holland et al. published in the `Journal of Speech & Hearing Research' in 1996.
- Life Participation Approach to Aphasia: A Statement of Values for the Future. Chapey, Roberta; Duchan, Judith F.; Elman, Roberta J.; Garcia, Linda J.; Kagan, Aura; Lyon, Jon; Mackie, Nina Simmons // ASHA Leader;02/15/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p4
Offers a look at the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA), a consumer-driven service delivery approach for treating aphasia. Factors that influence service delivery; Essence of LPAA; Origins; Core values of the LPAA approach.
- Therapy helps mend aphasia. Mullaney, Tim // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Feb2013, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p3
The article presents information on a study conducted by the Research Centre of the University Geriatrics Institute. Montreal, Quebec, according to which, aggressive therapy can improve vocabulary and ability to name objects and general cognition for seniors who have had aphasia for years.
- Training Volunteers as Conversation Partners Using 'Supported Conversation for Adults With Aphasia' (SCA): A Controlled Trial. Kagan, Aura; Black, Sandra E.; Duchan, Judith Felson; Simmons-Mackie, Nina; Square, Paula // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p624
Presents information on a study which examined the efficacy of Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA) intervention method. Methodology; Details on SCA; Results of the study.
- ASHA reviews: Books. Robin, Donald A. // ASHA;Sep94, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p64
Reviews the book `Aphasia Treatment: World Perspectives,' by Audrey L. Holland and Margaret M. Forbes.
- Activation of intentional mechanisms through utilization of nonsymbolic movements in aphasia rehabilitation. Richards, Katherine; Singletary, Floris; Rothi, Leslie J. Gonzalez; Koehler, Shirley; Crosson, Bruce // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p445
Discusses the training of subjects with stable, chronic, nonfluent aphasias, in daily sessions with a therapist to perform a complex nonsymbolic movement sequence with their nondominant hand to initiate naming trials of simple line drawings. Medical information of the patients; Pretreatment...
- Effects of two lexical retrieval cueing treatments on action naming in aphasia. Wambaugh, Julie L.; Doyle, Patrick J.; Martinez, Aida L.; Kalinyak-Fliszar, Michelene // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p455
Examines the effects of two cueing treatments, Phonological Cueing Treatment (PCT) and Semantic Cueing Treatment (SCT), with three chronic speakers with aphasia. Importance of the accurate verb retrieval in the rehabilitation of lexical retrieval problems in aphasia; Information on the use of a...
- A Pioneer in Helping Patients With Aphasia. Spremulli, Mary // ASHA Leader;11/1/2013, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Guides for the Long Journey Back" in the September 2013 issue.
- Ethical Issues in Randomized Clinical Trials. Catt, Jennifer Horner; Karlawish, Jason; Logemann, Jeri // ASHA;May/Jun99, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p45
Discusses the issues regarding the proposed randomized clinical trial (RCT) to study the outcomes of treatment approaches for aphasia in the acute phase after stroke. Information on the three treatment arms; Information on the Code of Ethics of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association;...