Speech and Language Therapy After Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. Single ischemic infarction in the MCA territory involving the cerebral cortex (confirmed by CT or MRI)
2. Aphasia
3. Visual attention and language comprehension sufficient to perform imitation fMRI tasks
4. Right handed (prior to stroke)

Exclusion Criteria

Exclusions to the study are people with cardiac pacemakers, claustrophobia, neurosurgical clips, or cognitive impairments too severe to permit cooperation with cognitive tasks in an MRI scanner.