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Evaluation of German-language guidelines for aphasia and dysarthria rehabilitation, and comparison with international guidelines.
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Speech and language therapy provision for aphasia (a language disorder) post stroke has been studied over time through surveys completed by speech and language therapists. This paper revisits provisio...
Accurate aphasia diagnosis is important in stroke care. A wide range of language tests are available and include informal assessments, tests developed by healthcare institutions and commercially publi...
To establish benchmarks of significant change for aphasia rehabilitation outcome measures (i.e., Western Aphasia Battery-Aphasia Quotient [WAB-AQ], Communicative Effectiveness Index [CETI], Boston Nam...
To identify the critical brain regions associated with 7-days, 3 and 6-months aphasia severity using diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in acute post-stroke patients.
Individuals with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and their caregivers are at risk for decreased quality of life (QoL) due to their progressive condition. Aphasia camps are an intervention that can i...
This study aims at contributing with scientific evidence to the field of aphasia telerehabilitation. In Norway today, there is an unmet need for language training in post stroke aphasia an...
Aphasia is one of the most common and disabling disorders following stroke, in many cases resolving in long-term deficits. There is evidence that intensive aphasia therapy is effective for...
As aphasia is one of the most common and disabling disorders following stroke, in many cases resolving in long-term deficits, it is now thought that intensive aphasia therapy is effective,...
This is a pilot study with a single active treatment arm. The study is designed to assess the efficacy of a portable, non-invasive neuromodulation system for the treatment of post-stroke ...
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States, and aphasia is common following a stroke to the left hemisphere of the brain. Aphasia therapy can improve aphasia reco...
A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a stroke.
Rehabilitation of persons with language disorders or training of children with language development disorders.
An aphasia characterized by impairment of expressive language (speech, writing, signs) and relative preservation of receptive language abilities (i.e., comprehension). This condition is caused by lesions of the motor association cortex in the frontal lobe (Broca's area and adjacent cortical and white matter regions). The deficits range from almost complete muteness to a reduction in the fluency and rate of speech. CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS (in particular INFARCTION, MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY) are a relatively common cause of this condition. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp478-9)
Procedures for assisting a person with a speech or language disorder to communicate with maximum efficiency.
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