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2012 Master's Level Graduate Research Conference

Session I - Session II - Session III - Session IV

“Tell Me About It”: Targeting Wernicke’s Word-finding with Discourse Treatment

Nearly all individuals with aphasia have difficulty with word retrieval. Attentive Reading and Constrained Summarization (ARCS) is a behavioral therapy that targets linguistic processes at the discourse level (macro-structure), unlike treatments that may target language at the word or sentence level (micro-structure). This paper will address the procedures and outcomes of using the ARCS treatment with an individual who is four years post-stroke and has a diagnosis of Wernicke’s aphasia.

Presenter: Valerie Daly (Ithaca College) -- vdaly1@ithaca.edu
Topic: Social Work - Panel
Location: 123 Hartwell
Time: 10:50 am (Session II)

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