Treatment for Word Retrieval Impairments in Aphasia


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- left hemisphere stroke >4 months earlier
- aphasia with word retrieval impairments
- >21 years of age right handed
- speaker of English as the preferred language
- >6 grade education

Exclusion Criteria

- history of developmental learning difficulties
- history of prior neurological illnesses
- chronic medical illnesses that restrict participation in speech therapy
- alcohol or drug dependence
- severe uncorrected impairments of vision or hearing