Treatment for Word Retrieval Impairments in Aphasia


Phase 1 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

In this study the investigators are examining the effectiveness of two different speech therapy protocols for word retrieval impairments experienced by individuals with stroke-induced aphasia. One treatment involves errorless naming treatment and the other employs verbal plus gestural facilitation of word retrieval. Participants will receive one of the two treatments over several months. Before and after...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 18 May 2012.

1 Aug 2008 30 Sep 2008 1 Jun 2012 1 Jul 2012 1 May 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Anastasia M Raymer, PhD 757-683-4522

  • Sheryl Spence