CEU Introduction: Treatment of Lexical Impairments in Aphasia: Focus on the Evidence “I know what it is—I just can’t think of the word.” We see these patients every day. In our assessments using pictures, they know what the picture is. They just have trouble thinking of the name of the pictured object. And sometimes they even have difficulty recognizing the word when ... SIG News
SIG News  |   June 01, 2001
CEU Introduction: Treatment of Lexical Impairments in Aphasia: Focus on the Evidence
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SIG News   |   June 01, 2001
CEU Introduction: Treatment of Lexical Impairments in Aphasia: Focus on the Evidence
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2001, Vol. 11, 3-4. doi:10.1044/nnsld11.2.3
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, June 2001, Vol. 11, 3-4. doi:10.1044/nnsld11.2.3
“I know what it is—I just can’t think of the word.”
We see these patients every day. In our assessments using pictures, they know what the picture is. They just have trouble thinking of the name of the pictured object. And sometimes they even have difficulty recognizing the word when the clinician provides it. Impairments of lexical processing are an everyday occurrence among our patients with aphasia, and thus, much of our clinical time is devoted to implementing methods and strategies to improve lexical processing. But what do we know about the research that exists evaluating the effects of those methods in systematic investigations?
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