Behavioural intervention effects in dysarthria following stroke: communication effectiveness, intelligibility and dysarthria impact.

@article{Mackenzie2007BehaviouralIE,
  title={Behavioural intervention effects in dysarthria following stroke: communication effectiveness, intelligibility and dysarthria impact.},
  author={Catherine Mackenzie and Anja Lowit},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={131-53}
}
BACKGROUND Dysarthria is a common post-stroke presentation. Its management falls within the remit of the speech and language therapy profession. Little controlled evaluation of the effects of intervention for dysarthria in stroke has been reported. AIMS The study aimed to determine the effects of a period of behavioural communication intervention on communication effectiveness and intelligibility, and of the speech disorder's impact on the person with dysarthria. METHODS & PROCEDURES Eight… CONTINUE READING