Is computer therapy in people with chronic aphasia efficacious?
Critically Appraised Topic
The group was interested in determining whether computer therapy with minimal Speech pathology involvement might be a useful adjunct to face to face therapy and therefore might help to increase therapy intensity in people who are more than 6 months post stroke PDF Format
Critically Appraised Papers
Manheim, L.M., Halper, A.S., & Cherney, L. (2009). Patient-reported changes in communication after computer-based script training for aphasia. Archive of Physical Medical Rehabilitation. (90). 623-627.
Ramsberger, M. & Basem, M. (2007) Self-administered cued naming therapy: A single-participant investigation of a computerbased therapy program replicated in four cases. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology 16; 343-358
Mortley, J., Wade, J., & Enderby, P. (2004). Superhighway to promoting a client-therapist partnership? Using the internet to deliver word-retrieval computer therapy, monitored remotely with minimal speech and language therapy input. Aphasiology. (18:3). 193-211.