MOR evidence for the therapeutic value of multiple oral re-reading

Kim, Esther and Rising, Kindle and Rapcsak, Steven and Beeson, Pelagie (2010) MOR evidence for the therapeutic value of multiple oral re-reading. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

Multiple oral re-reading (MOR) is a text-based intervention that has been used to improve reading rate and accuracy in individuals with acquired alexia. In the present study, six individuals with word-length effects for single-word reading speed were treated with MOR. Although they ranged in alexia severity, all six individuals benefitted from MOR treatment, demonstrating significantly improved single-word reading reaction times. Four of the six significantly improved text reading rates, and the remaining two (who were the mildest in severity) improved text reading accuracy following treatment. The results support the therapeutic value of MOR across a range of alexia severity.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Cheryl Brown
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2010
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:54
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2010 : 40th : Isle of Palms, SC : May 23-27, 2010)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2153

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