The effects of verb retrieval therapy for people with non-fluent aphasia: evidence from assessment tasks and conversation.

@article{Carragher2013TheEO,
  title={The effects of verb retrieval therapy for people with non-fluent aphasia: evidence from assessment tasks and conversation.},
  author={Marcella Carragher and Karen Sage and Paul J Conroy},
  journal={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={846-87}
}
Despite often impressive improvements on linguistic assessments, there is a lack of evidence of significant generalisation from impairment-focused aphasia therapy to everyday communication. The aim of the current study was to investigate the effect of a verb retrieval therapy across a range of levels of language production. Nine participants with chronic non-fluent stroke aphasia were recruited into this case series. Baseline assessment included naming a range of verbs (i.e., action verbs… CONTINUE READING
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