Understanding the relationship between language proficiency, language impairment and rehabilitation: Evidence from a case study.

@article{Kiran2011UnderstandingTR,
  title={Understanding the relationship between language proficiency, language impairment and rehabilitation: Evidence from a case study.},
  author={Swathi Kiran and Regina Iakupova},
  journal={Clinical linguistics & phonetics},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6-7},
  pages={565-83}
}
The goal of this study was to address the relationship between language proficiency, language impairment and rehabilitation in bilingual Russian-English individuals with aphasia. As a first step, we examined two Russian-English patients' pre-stroke language proficiency using a detailed and comprehensive language use and history questionnaire and evaluated their impairment using the Bilingual Aphasia Test. We then attempted to replicate and extend Kiran and Roberts' study in 2010, examining… CONTINUE READING

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