Effectiveness of Intensive Aphasia Therapy Under Routine Clinical Conditions "FCET2EC"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- presence of aphasia for at least 6 months after non-hemorrhagic or hemorrhagic cortical or subcortical-cortical stroke
- native language German
- participant's comprehension ability needs to be sufficiently high to give informed consent
- participant's language abilities have to allow the administration of the Aachen Aphasia Test (AAT)

Exclusion Criteria

- aphasia due to non-vascular etiology
- no evidence for aphasia (based on AAT subtests 'Token Test' and 'Written Language'
- severe untreated medical conditions which prohibit participation in intensive language therapy
- severe vision or hearing problems (uncorrected)
- participation in another interventional or language therapy study within four weeks before potential enrollment