App-delivered Therapy for Arabic Readers With Hemianopic Alexia

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Participants must:
1. Have a right-sided hemispheric stroke, tumor or head injury
2. Demonstrate a fixed left visual field homonymous deficit as defined by missing one or more stimuli on the automated visual field test developed for the application
3. Have a baseline text reading speed of more than 40 words per minute
4. Have been Arabic readers premorbidly

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients presenting:
1. impaired speech production, speech comprehension or writing (to rule out those with central alexia)
2. a premorbid history of neurological or psychiatric illness
3. a baseline text reading speed of less than 40 words per minute (to exclude patients with pure alexia) will be excluded from the study