Long-term effectiveness of PROMPT treatment in a severely apractic-aphasic speaker

Freed, D. B. and Marshall, R. C. and Frazier, K. E. (1997) Long-term effectiveness of PROMPT treatment in a severely apractic-aphasic speaker. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

This study examined the acquisition and long-term maintenance of a functional core vocabulary by a severely apractic-aphasic speaker following the application of Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT) treatment. The subject was a 24-year-old male who had suffered a single left- hemisphere thrombotic CVA approximately 2 years prior to the beginning of this investigation. Treatment and maintenance were monitored over a 41-week period. The results showed that the 30 target words and phrases were produced accurately during the treatment phases of the study and after treatment was discontinued.

Item Type: Journal (Paginated)
Additional Information: Copyright by Taylor & Francis Ltd. Used with permission.
Depositing User: Demetrios Ioannides
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2003
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:53
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (1996 : 26th : Newport, RI : June 1996)
Conference Date: June 1996
Location: Newport, R.I.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Journal or Publication Title: Aphasiology
Volume: 11
Number: 4-5
Publication Location: London
ISSN: 1464-5041
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1105

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