Active tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment) for Aphasia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
AphasiaActive Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation with SLT - Device
Eligibility
18 - 80
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test if a brain stimulator can help people with aphasia (word retrieval deficits) improve their language skills.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Immediately after 1st and 2nd treatment phases and at 10 follow up after study completion

Immediately after 1st and 2nd treatment phases and at 10 follow up after study completion
Change in correct naming of nouns on Philadelphia Naming Test.
Change in correct naming of verbs on Action Naming Test

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Active tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment)
1 of 2
Sham tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment)
1 of 2

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

50 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Active tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment) · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Sham tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment)
Device
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Sham Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation with SLT · Intervention Types: Device
Active tDCS (with Speech-Language Treatment)
Device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Active Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation with SLT · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: immediately after 1st and 2nd treatment phases and at 10 follow up after study completion

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ArkansasLead Sponsor
462 Previous Clinical Trials
146,814 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Aphasia
40 Patients Enrolled for Aphasia
Dana Moser, PhD, CCC-SLPPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Arkansas

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have had a stroke at least 6 months before.
You must speak English as a native language.\n
You have adequate hearing and vision to complete the tasks.