Language intervention with group sessions and independent tasks with emphasis on improving reading and writing skills among persons with aphasia for Aphasia

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
UAM CHP Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, Little Rock, AR
Aphasia+5 More
Language intervention with group sessions and independent tasks with emphasis on improving reading and writing skills among persons with aphasia - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

The purpose of the study is to examine the impact of group participation on adults with aphasia. Participants will complete a standard pre-and post-assessment of language abilities (speech, comprehension, reading, and/or writing). Then participants will attend 90-minute weekly reading group sessions during an academic semester.

Eligible Conditions

  • Aphasia
  • Stroke
  • Rehabilitation
  • Language Disorders

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1-week post-intervention

1-week after intervention
Reading Comprehension Battery for Aphasia-2 (RCBA-2; LaPointe & Horner, 1998) Scores
1-week post-intervention
Communication Confidence Rating Scale for Aphasia (CCRSA; Babbitt & Cherney, 2010)
Discourse Production Task
Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT; Wiederholt & Bryant, 2012)
Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
Writing of Untrained Control Words (non-standardized).

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Reading Group
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Language intervention with group sessions and independent tasks with emphasis on improving reading and writing skills among persons with aphasia · No Placebo Group · N/A

Reading Group
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Language intervention with group sessions and independent tasks with emphasis on improving reading and writing skills among persons with aphasia · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1-week post-intervention
Closest Location: UAM CHP Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic · Little Rock, AR
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Aphasia
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ArkansasLead Sponsor
455 Previous Clinical Trials
139,799 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Aphasia
50 Patients Enrolled for Aphasia
Dana Moser, Ph.DPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Arkansas

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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You must be of age 18 years or older.
You have sufficient vision and hearing to complete assessments.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.