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Treatment for language comprehension processes in right hemisphere brain damage: Phase I data

Tompkins, Connie A. and Blake, Margaret L. (Peggy) and Wambaugh, Julie and Meigh, Kimberly
Treatment for language comprehension processes in right hemisphere brain damage: Phase I data. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2010 : 40th : Isle of Palms, SC : May 23-27, 2010) / : (2010).

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Abstract

This study presents preliminary, Phase I data from a novel, implicit language processing treatment for adults with right hemisphere damage (RHD). The focus of treatment is motivated by two major accounts of common language comprehension problems in adults with RHD: Coarse coding and suppression deficits. The treatment approach is novel in that it aims to facilitate coarse coding and suppression processes implicitly, through contextual prestimulation. The treatment also targets partially domain-general operations with broad implications for language comprehension, rather than specific language structures or forms. Discussion will address the promise and limitations of treatment results for three adults with RHD.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:2144
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2010 : 40th : Isle of Palms, SC : May 23-27, 2010)
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