International Journal of Neurorehabilitation

ISSN: 2376-0281

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Lívia Ivaskó


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    Constraint-Induced Linguistic Therapy for Aphasic Patients in Hungary
    Author(s): Alinka Tóth, Lívia Ivaskó, Katalin Jakab and László VécseiAlinka Tóth, Lívia Ivaskó, Katalin Jakab and László Vécsei

    Constraint-induced aphasia therapy is a widely used method in the treatment after stroke. Focusing on the theoretical basis of the original conception of the constraint-induced procedure we first made a special adaptation for Hungarian aphasic patients. We have been applying this method since 2012. So far, we have accomplished the treatment of 7 groups including 22 patients. It was supposed that the intensive language therapy based on the certain language features such as phonologic, semantic, syntactic and pragmatic parameters can facilitate the abstraction of general linguistic rules. The data were measured by standard and special tests significant improvement occurred in both the expressive and receptive language by the help of patients’ intact cognitive functions. Regarding our data we assumed that the new elaborated version for Hungarian language of the constraint-induced a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0281.1000176

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