Bilingual Aphasia: An Intervention Roadmap and the Dynamic Interplay Between Lexical Access and Language Control This article discusses key issues that relate to bilingual aphasia and intervention techniques. The primary topics include: (a) an intervention roadmap that outlines diagnostic procedures and the importance of obtaining a comprehensive language profile for a bilingual person with aphasia, and (b) the theoretical underpinnings of bilingual language control, lexical ... Article
Article  |   February 28, 2017
Bilingual Aphasia: An Intervention Roadmap and the Dynamic Interplay Between Lexical Access and Language Control
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  • Teresa Gray
    Department of Special Education and Communicative Disorders, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Normal Language Processing / Language Disorders / Aphasia / Part 1
Article   |   February 28, 2017
Bilingual Aphasia: An Intervention Roadmap and the Dynamic Interplay Between Lexical Access and Language Control
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, February 2017, Vol. 2, 15-22. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.15
History: Received October 28, 2016 , Revised November 1, 2016 , Accepted November 1, 2016
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, February 2017, Vol. 2, 15-22. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.15
History: Received October 28, 2016; Revised November 1, 2016; Accepted November 1, 2016

This article discusses key issues that relate to bilingual aphasia and intervention techniques. The primary topics include: (a) an intervention roadmap that outlines diagnostic procedures and the importance of obtaining a comprehensive language profile for a bilingual person with aphasia, and (b) the theoretical underpinnings of bilingual language control, lexical access impairment, and bilingual control impairment.

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