Cognition and aphasia: a discussion and a study.

  title={Cognition and aphasia: a discussion and a study.},
  author={nancy helm-estabrooks},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  volume={35 2},
  • N. helm-estabrooks
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of communication disorders
UNLABELLED The relation between other aspects of cognition and language status of individuals with aphasia is not well-established, although there is some evidence that integrity of non-linguistic skills of attention, memory, executive function and visuospatial skills can not be predicted on the basis of aphasia severity. At the same time, there is a growing realization among rehabilitation specialists, based on clinical experience and preliminary studies, that all domains of cognition are… 
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