An Evaluation of a New Nonverbal Treatment for Global Aphasia

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- have global aphasia as diagnosed by an SLT
- have little or no verbal output
- inconsistent single word comprehension
- little or no ability to read or write
- little or no ability to use alternative modes of communication
- Little or no ability to make choices in function
- no diagnosis/history of a progressive neurological condition
- no diagnosis of hearing loss
- no diagnosis/history of a mental health condition
- English as a first language

Exclusion Criteria

- has another form of aphasia
- is able to consistently express basic needs non-verbally or verbally.
- is able to participate in communicative interaction with a familiar other
- has a history of a progressive neurological condition
- has hearing loss
- has a diagnosis/history of a mental health condition
- does not have English as a first language.