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Models of attention and dual-task performance as explanatory constructs in aphasia.
Aphasia has traditionally been viewed as a loss or impairment of language. However, evidence is presented suggesting that language mechanisms are fundamentally preserved and that aphasic languageExpand
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Verbal working memory and its relationship to sentence‐level reading and listening comprehension in persons with aphasia
Background: Working memory (WM) has gained recent attention as a cognitive construct that may account for language comprehension deficits in persons with aphasia (PWA) (Caspari, Parkinson, LaPointe,Expand
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Translational research in aphasia: from neuroscience to neurorehabilitation.
PURPOSE In this article, the authors encapsulate discussions of the Language Work Group that took place as part of the Workshop in Plasticity/NeuroRehabilitation Research at the University of FloridaExpand
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The Burden of Stroke Scale (BOSS) provides valid and reliable score estimates of functioning and well-being in stroke survivors with and without communication disorders.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE This study describes the conceptual foundation and psychometric properties of the Burden of Stroke Scale (BOSS), a patient-reported health status assessment designed toExpand
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The Aphasia Communication Outcome Measure (ACOM): Dimensionality, Item Bank Calibration, and Initial Validation.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to investigate the structure and measurement properties of the Aphasia Communication Outcome Measure (ACOM), a patient-reported outcome measure of communicativeExpand
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An introduction to item response theory and Rasch models for speech-language pathologists.
PURPOSE To present a primarily conceptual introduction to item response theory (IRT) and Rasch models for speech-language pathologists (SLPs). METHOD This tutorial introduces SLPs to basic conceptsExpand
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A Quantitative Tractography Study Into the Connectivity, Segmentation and Laterality of the Human Inferior Longitudinal Fasciculus
The human inferior longitudinal fasciculus (ILF) is a ventral, temporo-occipital association tract. Though described in early neuroanatomical works, its existence was later questioned. Application ofExpand
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Description of an intensive residential aphasia treatment program: rationale, clinical processes, and outcomes.
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to describe the rationale, clinical processes, and outcomes of an intensive comprehensive aphasia program (ICAP). METHOD Seventy-three community-dwellingExpand
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Using resource allocation theory and dual‐task methods to increase the sensitivity of assessment in aphasia
Background: Quantifying the severity of language impairment and measuring change in language performance over time are two important objectives in the assessment of aphasia. The notion of cognitiveExpand
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The Burden of Stroke Scale (BOSS): Validating patient-reported communication difficulty and associated psychological distress in stroke survivors
Background: The Burden of Stroke Scale (BOSS) (Doyle et al., 2002) is a health-status assessment instrument designed to measure patient-reported difficulty in multiple domains of functioning,Expand
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