Predicting the outcome of anomia therapy for people with aphasia post CVA: Both language and cognitive status are key predictors

  title={Predicting the outcome of anomia therapy for people with aphasia post CVA: Both language and cognitive status are key predictors},
  author={M. L. Lambon Ralph and C. Snell and Joanne K. Fillingham and P. Conroy and K. Sage},
  journal={Neuropsychological Rehabilitation},
  pages={289 - 305}
  • M. L. Lambon Ralph, C. Snell, +2 authors K. Sage
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
  • The aim of this study was to determine whether it was possible to predict therapy gain from participants' performance on background tests of language and cognitive ability. To do this, we amalgamated the assessment and therapy results from 33 people with aphasia following cerebral vascular accident (CVA), all of whom had received the same anomia therapy (based on progressive phonemic and orthographic cueing). Previous studies with smaller numbers of participants had found a possible… CONTINUE READING
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