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

Freed, D. B. and Marshall, R. C. and Frazier, K. E.
Long-term effectiveness of PROMPT treatment in a severely apractic-aphasic speaker. Aphasiology, 11(4-5), 1997, pages 365-372.

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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.

EPrint Type:Journal (Paginated)
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1105
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (1996 : 26th : Newport, RI : June 1996)
Conference Date:June 1996
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
Publication:Aphasiology
Volume:11
Number:4-5
Pages:365-372
Publication Location:London
ISSN:1464-5041
Additional Information:Copyright by Taylor & Francis Ltd. Used with permission.