A Linguistic-Specific Approach for Improving Sentence Production and Comprehension in Agrammatic Aphasia: Treatment of Underlying Forms Treatment of Underlying Forms was developed to improve sentence production (and comprehension) abilities in individuals with agrammatism, a symptom complex seen in the context of nonfluent, Broca’s aphasia. Individuals with agrammatism present with a pattern of sentence production that reflects impoverished grammatical structure. They show difficulty with production of closed ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2001
A Linguistic-Specific Approach for Improving Sentence Production and Comprehension in Agrammatic Aphasia: Treatment of Underlying Forms
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  • Cynthia K. Thompson
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
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Article   |   October 01, 2001
A Linguistic-Specific Approach for Improving Sentence Production and Comprehension in Agrammatic Aphasia: Treatment of Underlying Forms
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, October 2001, Vol. 11, 24-32. doi:10.1044/nnsld11.3.24
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, October 2001, Vol. 11, 24-32. doi:10.1044/nnsld11.3.24
Acknowledgments
The work reported here was supported by the National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) grant DC01948 and the McDonnell Pew Foundation Program in Cognitive Neuroscience.
Dr. Cynthia Thompson is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and has appointments in the Department of Neurology and The Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Northwestern University.
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