The purpose of the study is to answer questions about normal and impaired language processing and their underlying neural and cognitive mechanisms. Specifically, how persons with aphasia understand & produce words and sentences using different experiments. * remote and in-person testing is available *participants will be asked to produce/listen to sentences. At times when looking at a computer screen which tracks eye movements. * sessions are approximately 2 hours in length
Aphasia Friendly Study Description:
Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria:
adults ages 18-85 years, diagnosis of aphasia following left hemisphere stroke, no history of speech, language, or neurological disorders (Parkinson's disease or dementia) prior to stroke, native speaker of English
Observational or Treatment:
Type of Treatment:
Duration of Study:
Up to 8 sessions depending on the specific questions and conditions of each experiments. Each session is approximately 2 hours in length.
Study Start Date:
June 1, 2022
Study End Date:
June 11, 2025
Costs or Reimbursement:
$20/ session if one-way commute to facility is greater than 50 miles, participants will receive an additional $25
Our goal is to provide access to research, education, rehabilitation, therapeutic and advocacy services to individuals with aphasia and their caregivers. The NAA acts as a syndicate of resources, promoting sense of community among individuals and caregivers.