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Computer Treatment for Aphasia: Evaluating Efficacy and Treatment Intensity

RIC Research & Clinical Trials
July 27, 2011
Investigator: Leora R. Cherney , PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD
Research Scientist II
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Searle Rehabilitation Research Center
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Sponsor / Funding Agency: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
This project develops a computer treatment program that allows individuals with aphasia to practice reading aloud sentences together with an animated “therapist” on the computer. The purpose of the treatment is to improve speaking and reading comprehension. The project evaluates the efficacy of this computer program and helps determine the best number of hours per week to practice

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Web: http://www.ric.org/research/centers/aphasia/classes.aspx  
 
 
 

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