Aphasia Research Study: Speaking Together

Study Description:
The goal of this study is to investigate how different ways of speaking can help people with aphasia speak more fluently. Participants will be asked to complete tests of language and musical rhythm, to repeat sentences, and to speak along with a recording. Testing takes place at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, MA.
Aphasia Friendly Study Description:
We want to see if different ways of speaking make it easier for you to get words out. We will ask you to do language tests. We will ask you to repeat sentences. We will ask you to speak along with recorded sentences. This study is in Boston.
Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria:
You may be eligible to participate if you (1) had a stroke at least 6 months ago, (2) have aphasia, (3) are a native English speaker, (4) are aged 18-80.
Principal Investigator:
Lauryn Zipse
Contact Email:
lzipse@mghihp.edu
Condition
Stroke
Observational or Treatment:
Observational
Type of Treatment:
n/a
Duration of Study:
Two visits, each visit two hours
Study Start Date:
January 1, 2022
Study End Date:
February 28, 2024
More information:
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05248295
Costs or Reimbursement:
You will be paid $75 in a check mailed to you after the study visits.
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