Management of Palilalia With a Pacing Board Palilalia is a speaking disorder that has been likened to the festinating gait of Parkinsonian patients. This report describes a pacing device developed as a means of controlling the severely palilalic output of one patient. The device is modeled after Luria’s suggestion that a treatment program for such patients can ... Reports
Reports  |   August 01, 1979
Management of Palilalia With a Pacing Board
 
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Reports   |   August 01, 1979
Management of Palilalia With a Pacing Board
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1979, Vol. 44, 350-353. doi:10.1044/jshd.4403.350
History: Received October 11, 1978 , Accepted January 15, 1979
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1979, Vol. 44, 350-353. doi:10.1044/jshd.4403.350
History: Received October 11, 1978; Accepted January 15, 1979

Palilalia is a speaking disorder that has been likened to the festinating gait of Parkinsonian patients. This report describes a pacing device developed as a means of controlling the severely palilalic output of one patient. The device is modeled after Luria’s suggestion that a treatment program for such patients can be developed successfully by transferring automatic motor acts to a conscious, reactive level.

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