The efficacy of computer-provided reading treatment of chronic aphasic adults

Katz, Richard C.; Wertz, Robert T.
June 1997
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1997, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p493
Academic Journal
Examines the effects of computer-provided reading activities on language performance in chronic aphasic patients. Improvement on the Porch Index of Communicative Ability; Generalization to non-computer language performance; Language measures; Reading comprehension tasks and visual matching activities.


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