Extended Comprehension Practice Applied to an Aphasic Patient A 47-year-old aphasic patient was given extensive practice in the comprehension of single lexical items. Training was begun one month postonset and was discontinued four months postonset. Production practice was not administered during the treatment period. Comprehension and production improved as measured by a number of language assessment tests. The ... Articles
Articles  |   May 01, 1977
Extended Comprehension Practice Applied to an Aphasic Patient
 
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Articles   |   May 01, 1977
Extended Comprehension Practice Applied to an Aphasic Patient
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1977, Vol. 42, 296-306. doi:10.1044/jshd.4202.296
History: Received August 29, 1975 , Accepted June 30, 1976
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1977, Vol. 42, 296-306. doi:10.1044/jshd.4202.296
History: Received August 29, 1975; Accepted June 30, 1976

A 47-year-old aphasic patient was given extensive practice in the comprehension of single lexical items. Training was begun one month postonset and was discontinued four months postonset. Production practice was not administered during the treatment period. Comprehension and production improved as measured by a number of language assessment tests. The findings of this case study suggest that comprehension practice results in the improvement of verbal production. Discussion of the comprehension approach as a method of language training is included.

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