SIG 2 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 4, December 2011

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SIG 2 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 4, December 2011

This issue of Perspectives focuses on verbal perseverations in the speech of people with aphasia, including reviews of theoretical explanations for the phenomenon and of proposed and tested ideas for treatment.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Summarize the nomenclature, history, types and examples of perseveration and its assumed causes or origins.
  • Describe general suggestions from the aphasia literature for reducing perseveration, and protocols for treating perseveration.
  • Discuss the role of residual activation in perseveration and implications for treatment approaches to reduce perseverations.
  • Describe a treatment designed to reduce aphasic perseverations by decreasing activation of the perseverative response and increasing activation of the target response.

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Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.

Continuing Education

: 0.4 PDHs: 4.0
: 12/1/2011 to 10/20/2014
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEBS022024
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
Language: English
Author: A Collaborative Project of ASHA Professional Development and SIG 2 Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders

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