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Participant Frames: The Management of Alternative Speaking Arrangements by an
Individual with Aphasia

Stevens, Sarah and Hickey, Ellen
Participant Frames: The Management of Alternative Speaking Arrangements by an
Individual with Aphasia.
In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004) / : (2004).

Abstract

Participant framing strategies were examined in two conversations between a resident
with aphasia and a student volunteer, one before and one after the student received
training in multi-modality communication. Conversation analysis was used to examine
the ways that a resident with aphasia manages conversation by shifting the role of
"spokesperson" to his communication partner in order to achieve a communication goal.
This study revealed that educating communication partners about aphasia and training
them in multi-modality communication improves the management of speaking for
another arrangements by improving the partner’s communication skills. Clinical
implications of the "speaking for another" strategy are discussed.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Abstract
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1642
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004)
Additional Information:ABSTRACT ONLY. No full text available.