PROMPT for AoS
...aphasia, have shown encouraging results.
Freed, Marshall, Frazier, 1997, examined the acquisition and long-term maintenance of a functional core vocabulary by a 24-year old, severely apractic-apahasic male, who suffered a left-hemisphere CVA. Before treatment he could only verbally produce 5 words (‘yes’, ‘no’, ‘hi’, ‘thanks’, and ‘hey’). He was also able to repeat single-syllable words that had visible initial phonemes (like/b/, /p/, /m/ etc) on 15% of attempts. A core vocabulary of 30 functional words and phrases were taught via PROMPT... Therapy methods Apraxia of speech (AOS) can be considered as an impairment of linguistic phonological processing, motor control or both (Ballardi, Granier, ...