BU Aphasia Group Corpus


Elizabeth Hoover
The Aphasia Resource Center
Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation

http://www.bu.edu/aphasiacenter//

Participants: 6
Type of Study: Aphasia group sessions
Location: USA
Media type: video
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DOI:
Media folder

Citation information

Hoover, E., Caplan, D., Waters, W., & Carney, A. (2016). Communication and quality of life outcomes from an Interdisciplinary, Intensive, Comprehensive Aphasia Program (ICAP). Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. Article DOI: 10.1080/10749357.2016.1207147

Hoover, E.L, & Carney, A. (2014). Integrating the iPad into an Interdisciplinary, Comprehensive aphasia program (ICAP). Seminars in Speech and Language, 35, 25-37.

Elman, R., & Hoover, E. (2013). Integrating communication support into aphasia group treatment. In N. Simmons-Mackie, N., J. King, & D. Beukelman (Eds.), Supporting communication for adults with acute and chronic aphasia. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.

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Overview

The Aphasia Resource Center at Boston University conducts a variety of groups for aphasic people. These videos include an initial group session and several sessions each of a Toastmasters group, a Book group, a News group, and a daily wrap-up of the day’s sessions.

Recordings

Recordings were done across a four-week period. Each recording lasts between one and four minutes.

6_3 SB_Welcome.mp4, Day 1, Client SB from the 2011 BU ICAP welcomes the group.

6_3_LF_intro.mp4, Day 1, Client LF introduces herself to the group.

6_3_RA_Intro.mp4, Day 1, Client RA introduces himself to the group.

6_10_EG_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 2, Client EG shares his biographical speech.

6_10_GT_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 2, Client GT shares her biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_10_LF_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 2, Client LF shares her biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_10_RA_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 2, Client RA shares his biographical speech.

6_10_SJ_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 2, Client SJ shares his biographical speech.

6_17_GT_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 3, Client GT shares her biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_17_RA_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 3, Client RA shares his biographical speech.

6_17_SJ_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 3, Client SJ shares his biographical speech.

6_24_EG_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 4, Client EG shares his biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_24_GT_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 4, Client GT shares her biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_24_RA_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 4, Client RA shares his biographical speech.

6_24_LF_Toastmasters.mp4, Week 4: Client LF shares her biographical speech with the support of the Pictello app.

6_7_BookClub1.mp4, Session 1 of 4: Participants were assigned reading from Mary Roach’s book My Planet, a selection of humorous essays. Members read the text on their iPads while listening to the audio via the Music app or via audio cds. In this clip, the Book Club is meeting for the first time. Members are discussing phone-based customer service inspired by the essay “42 Minutes and Holding…”

6_7_BookClub2.mp4: This is a continuation of BookClub1, in which members are discussing the essay “Picture Imperfect” and the new generation of television remotes.

6_13 BookClub.mp4, Session 2 of 4: In this clip, members are discussing the misadventures of a robotic vacuum cleaner from the essay “Roomba’s Revenge”.

6_25_McDonalds.mp4, Session 4 of 4: Members participated in a weekly “In the News” discussion group. In this clip, members discuss an article about the nutritional values of a McDonalds menu.

6_25_Starbucks.mp4: Members participated in a weekly “In the News” discussion group. In this clip, members discuss an article about the calorie content of Starbucks beverages.

6_12_Geography.mp4 : Members participated in daily Wrap-Up sessions to discuss and provide feedback on the day’s treatments. In this clip, clients are reviewing the names of each other’s towns. Earlier in the day, clients engaged in a modified CILT task in which they requested different geographical stimulus targets, including names of hometowns and other geographical areas of significance.

6_27_Awareness.mp4: Members participated in daily Wrap-Up sessions to discuss and provide feedback on the day’s treatments. In this clip, clients are discussing an Aphasia Awareness Day event they attended at the Massachusetts State House.

6_26_FinalThoughts1.mp4: Membersparticipated in daily Wrap-Up sessions to discuss and provide feedback on their “final thoughts” or feedback on the program.

6_26_FinalThoughts2.mp4: In this clip, clients have just completed the Newsletter group and are giving their “final thought” or feedback on the program.

Participant Information

Participant Age Education Years Post-Stroke Profile
EG 59 20 8.9 Mod-severe non-fluent
RA 56 12 5.7 Moderate non-fluent
CV 65 18 4 Moderate non-fluent
SJ 54 16 5.7 Moderate non-fluent
LF 43 12 .5 Mod-severe non-fluent
GT 53 16 1.5 Mod-severe non-fluent