Treatment of word retrieval impairments in aphasia: Evaluation of a self-administered home programme using personally chosen words

@inproceedings{Mason2011TreatmentOW,
  title={Treatment of word retrieval impairments in aphasia: Evaluation of a self-administered home programme using personally chosen words},
  author={Catherine Mason and Lyndsey Nickels and Belinda J. McDonald and Melanie Moses and Kate Makin and Christine Taylor},
  year={2011}
}
Background: While previous research has shown that a number of tasks can be successful in improving word retrieval following aphasia, the majority of studies result in improvement restricted to treated items. This has two major implications: first it is essential that personally relevant items of communicative value are treated. Second, treatment is likely to be required long term. Therapy provided as a self-administered home programme has the potential to improve the long-term accessibility of… CONTINUE READING