Problem-Focused Group Treatment for Clients With Mild Aphasia This report describes a problem-focused group treatment approach for treatment of persons with mild aphasia. The program aids its clients in compensating for and adjusting to day-to-day cognitive/communication problems secondary to brain injury. Speech and language test results, and client self-reports, are presented for 25 individuals with mild aphasia who ... Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   May 01, 1993
Problem-Focused Group Treatment for Clients With Mild Aphasia
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Robert C. Marshall, PhD
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences Universities, 3710 SE Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97207
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Language Disorders / Aphasia / Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   May 01, 1993
Problem-Focused Group Treatment for Clients With Mild Aphasia
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1993, Vol. 2, 31-37. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0202.31
History: Received December 16, 1991 , Accepted January 4, 1993
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 1993, Vol. 2, 31-37. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0202.31
History: Received December 16, 1991; Accepted January 4, 1993

This report describes a problem-focused group treatment approach for treatment of persons with mild aphasia. The program aids its clients in compensating for and adjusting to day-to-day cognitive/communication problems secondary to brain injury. Speech and language test results, and client self-reports, are presented for 25 individuals with mild aphasia who have participated in the program to date. Treatment outcomes for improved and nonimproved clients receiving group treatment are discussed. Suggestions for improving documentation of the changes made in group treatment by persons with mild aphasia are provided.

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