Aphasia Research and Treatment Lab

Focus of Lab

The Aphasia Research and Treatment Lab focuses on the investigation and implementation of treatment to enhance the communication abilities of individuals with aphasia and promote their engagement in life activities. Primary areas of study occurring in the lab include:

Personnel

Current Projects

Recent Publications

Lee, J. B. & Azios, J. (in press) Facilitator behaviors leading to engagement and disengagement in aphasia conversation groups. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Lee, J. B., Sohlberg, M. M., Harn, B., Horner, R., & Cherney, L. R. (2018). Attention Process Training-3 to improve reading comprehension in mild aphasia: A single-case experimental design study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 1-32.

Lee, J. B. & Cherney, L. R. (2018). Tau-U: A quantitative approach for analysis of single-case experimental data in aphasia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27, 495-503.

Lee, J. B., Kocherginsky, M. & Cherney, L.R. (2018) Attention in individuals with aphasia: Performance on the Conners’ Continuous Performance Test – 2nd edition, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2018.1460852

Pitts, L. L., Hurwitz, R., Lee, J. B., Carpenter, J., & Cherney, L. R. (2016). Validity, Reliability, and Sensitivity of the NORLA-6: Naming and Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia 6-Point Scale. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology.

Recent Presentations

Azios, J. H., Archer, B., Lee, J. B. (May, 2019). Examining change in the interactional behavior of people with aphasia after conversation-focused therapy. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Whitefish, MT.

Azios, J. H., Archer, B., Lee, J. B. (November, 2018). Evaluating the Effects of a Conversation-Analysis Focused Intervention for Persons with Aphasia. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

Lee, J. B., Kocherginsky, M., & Cherney, L. R. (May, 2018). Changes in Attention following Web-Based Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia (WebORLA). Poster presented at the 48th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Austin, Texas.

Lee, J. B. & Azios, J. (May, 2018). Student-Led Aphasia Conversation Groups: Facilitation Successes and Pitfalls. Round table presented at the 48th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Austin, Texas.

Cherney, L. R., Lee, J. B., Kocherginsky, M. (July, 2018). Changes in Attention following a Computer-Based Treatment for Aphasia. Poster presented at the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the WFNR 15th NR-SIG-WFNR Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Lee, J. B., Hurwitz, R., Kocherginsky, M. & Cherney, L. R. (2017, May). “Attention in individuals with aphasia: Performance on the Conners’ Continuous Performance Test-2nd Edition,” Poster presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Snowbird, UT.

Lee, J. B., Sohlberg, M. M., & Cherney, L. R. (2017, May). “Metacognitive Strategy Training in Aphasia,” Poster presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Snowbird, UT.

Lee, J. B., (2017, March). Supporting Communication for People with Aphasia, Speech-     Language Hearing Association of Virginia State Conference, Richmond, VA.

Braun, E., Lee, J. B., Fernandez, H., Hurwitz, R., Van Vurren, S., Kording, K. & Cherney, L. R. (2016, November). “Script Acquisition and Maintenance in Aphasia: Impact of One and Two Doses of Treatment,” Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Lee, J. B., Carpenter, J., Gustafson, G, & Cherney, L. R. (2016, November). “Patient-Reported Outcomes from an Intensive Computer-Based Writing Intervention, Poster presented at the Annual Convention for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Lee, J. B. & Cherney, L. R. (2016, May). “Approaches for Analysis of Single-Case Experimental Design (SCED) Data,” Invited Round-Table at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Charlottesville, VA.