Executive function ability in persons with aphasia

  title={Executive function ability in persons with aphasia},
  author={Mary Purdy},
  pages={549 - 557}
  • Mary Purdy
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Aphasiology
  • Background: There is an increasing recognition that the communication problems one observes in persons with aphasia extend beyond verbal deficits and that the myriad of symptoms observed are not solely due to a faulty linguistic system. Rather, there exists a coalition of causal elements resulting in a wide range of communicative deficits. There is some preliminary evidence suggesting that communicative success of clients with aphasia may depend on the integrity of executive function skills… CONTINUE READING
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