Sentence Production Training in Aphasia

Study Description:
The purpose of this study is to better understand language learning processes in persons with aphasia. In this NIH-funded project, our goal is to develop novel treatment for persons with aphasia for improving sentence production and comprehension.
Aphasia Friendly Study Description:
We are inviting persons with aphasia after stroke to take part in a language training study. During the sessions you will be asked to complete a set of tasks, such as describing pictures you see on a computer screen, reading or repeating sentences. The study is offered in person (location: West Lafayette, IN or Indianapolis, IN) and virtual options are available.
Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria:
-aphasia as a result of a left hemisphere stroke -at least 6 months post onset of stroke -between the ages of 21-85 years of age -no history of other neurological diseases besides stroke (Parkinson's disease, dementia, etc.) -native speaker of North American English -if participating remotely, must have stable internet connection and access to laptop or desktop computer (no tablets, please) Final eligibility to be determined from phone screening and comprehensive language testing sessions. We are recruiting for participants who have not previously participated in this study.
Principal Investigator:
Jiyeon Lee
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Duration of Study:
Participants will complete a maximum of 17 sessions including eligibility and follow up sessions. Sessions are approximately 2 hours each. Study participation will last approximately 3 weeks to 3 months.
Study Start Date:
August 1, 2021
Study End Date:
May 30, 2026
Costs or Reimbursement:
Participants will be compensated
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