Semantic and contextual writing treatments for severe anomia

Harvey, Jerin and Murray, Laura and Eberle, Rebecca (2008) Semantic and contextual writing treatments for severe anomia. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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The effects of two written naming treatments on severe anomia were examined in an individual with chronic, severe global aphasia and apraxia of speech. Both the Semantic (ST) and Context/Story (CT) treatments involved reviewing the semantic features of target words; ST involved a sentence completion task and CT involved a story completion task. A multiple baseline, within-participant single-subject design was used to compare the two treatments. Results of both treatments indicated improvements in writing accuracy and speed, and cross-modal generalization to spoken naming and discourse. Implications for context-based treatments and for prioritizing writing as a treatment modality will be discussed.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Tiffany Brand
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2016 15:13
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2008 : 38th : Jackson Hole, WY : May 27 - June 1, 2008)

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