Newsletter της Ομάδας SpeechBΙΤΕ | Απρίλιος 2017

Newsletter της Ομάδας SpeechBΙΤΕ | Απρίλιος 2017

Newsletter – April 2017

Welcome to the April newsletter! This month we bring you a special edition of the newsletter featuring research on interventions for people with aphasia.

speechBITE has a large number of references on treatment research in the area of aphasia. To find them, go to the advanced search page and select ‘Aphasia’ under the ‘Speech Pathology Practice Area’ drop down menu.

Listed below are some of the most recent references on aphasia treatments.


Latest publications


Clinical Practice Guidelines

Winstein CJ, Stein J et al (2016). Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. open access

Hebert D, Lindsay MP et al (2016). Canadian stroke best practice recommendations: Stroke rehabilitation practice guidelines, update 2015.


Systematic Reviews

Shrubsole K, Worrall L et al (2017). Recommendations for post-stroke aphasia rehabilitation: an updated systematic review and evaluation of clinical practice guidelines.

Watter K, Copley A et al (2017). Discourse level reading comprehension interventions following acquired brain injury: a systematic review.

Lavoie M, Macoir J et al (2017). Effectiveness of technologies in the treatment of post-stroke anomia: A systematic review.

Simmons-Mackie N, Raymer A et al (2016). Communication Partner Training in Aphasia: An Updated Systematic Review.

Zheng C, Lynch L et al (2016). Effect of computer therapy in aphasia: a systematic review.

Brady MC, Kelly H et al (2016). Speech and language therapy for aphasia following stroke.


Randomised Control Trials

Woldag H, Voigt N et al (2017). Constraint-Induced Aphasia Therapy in the Acute Stage.

Höeg Dembrower KE, von Heijne A et al (2017). Patients with aphasia and an infarct in Wernicke’s area benefit from early intensive speech and language therapy.


Non-randomised Control Trials

Dignam J, Copland D et al (2016). The relationship between novel word learning and anomia treatment success in adults with chronic aphasia.

Woolf C, Caute A et al (2016). A comparison of remote therapy, face to face therapy and an attention control intervention for people with aphasia: a quasi-randomised controlled feasibility study.


Single Case Designs

McCarthy LM, Kalinyak-Fliszar M et al (2017). Effects of semantic context on access to words of low imageability in deep-phonological dysphasia: a treatment case study.

Hashimoto N (2016). The Use of One or Three Semantic Associative Primes in Treating Anomia in Aphasia.

Nickels L, McDonald B et al (2016). The impact of group therapy on word retrieval in people with chronic aphasia.

Eriksson K, Hartelius L et al (2016). On the diverse outcome of communication partner training of significant others of people with aphasia: an experimental study of six cases.


Happy reading!
The speechBITE Team
The University of Sydney