A Trial Investigating Telerehabilitation as an add-on to Face-to-face Speech and Language Therapy in Post-stroke Aphasia.


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Aged 18 or over.
- Diagnosis of stroke, onset of stroke at least 3 months prior to inclusion
- Diagnosis of aphasia due to stroke, as confirmed by a speech and language therapist.
- Raw value for the German version of the Token Test (De Renzi & Vignolo, 1962) has to be smaller or equal to 8 (T-value smaller or equal to 60).
- Sufficient vision and cognitive ability to work with the teleSLT software (a simple matching task on the tablet computer will be used to test this).
- Written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

- Any other pre-morbid speech and language disorder caused by a deficit other than stroke.
- Requirement for treatment in language other than German.
- Currently using a computer speech therapy software.