Efficiency of Training Volunteers to Converse with Elders with Aphasia

Hicke, Ellen (2007) Efficiency of Training Volunteers to Converse with Elders with Aphasia. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

Five volunteers were trained to communicate with three nursing home residents with aphasia. Effects were measured in a multiple baseline across participants and partners design. The efficiency of procedures and the outcomes of training student volunteers to use multi-modality communication in conversations with nursing home residents with aphasia were examined. Better understanding of the necessary training procedures will facilitate future research in involving communication partner training. Effective/efficient procedures are needed to maximize cost-effectiveness and clinical significance. Findings from the study, differences from the original study, and clinical recommendations will be described in this paper.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Tiffany Brand
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:53
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2007 : 37th : Scottsdale, AZ : May 22-26, 2007)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1870

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