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MossTalk Training for Word Retrieval: Generalization Across Semantic Categories

Raymer, Anastasia and Carwile, Kendall and Matthews, Margaret and Johnson, Tiffany and Todd, Erin
MossTalk Training for Word Retrieval: Generalization Across Semantic Categories. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2009 : 39th : Keystone, CO : May 26-30, 2009) / : (2009).

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Abstract

Little is known about the independent usefulness of MossTalk Words, a computerized training program for word retrieval, nor how training effects generalize to other untrained words. In a single-participant design, we investigated effects of independent training with MossTalk multi-mode matching exercises in four individuals with stroke-induced aphasia. Three of four participants improved in picture naming for trained words. One showed limited generalization to words in untrained semantic categories. Three improved in standardized testing, particularly for auditory comprehension, which is addressed in the matching exercises. Improvements are possible with independent training programs such as MossTalk Words.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:2071
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2009 : 39th : Keystone, CO : May 26-30, 2009)
Additional Information:USED WITH PERMISSION.