Speech-Language Services for Chinese-Speaking People With Aphasia (C-PWA): Considerations for Assessment and Intervention Chinese is the world's most widely spoken language with about 1.2 billion speakers. Yet, the majority of the aphasia research to date has been focused on speakers of Indo-European languages. The goals of this paper are threefold: (a) to highlight major research findings that are specific to Chinese speakers with ... Article
Article  |   November 13, 2017
Speech-Language Services for Chinese-Speaking People With Aphasia (C-PWA): Considerations for Assessment and Intervention
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Language Disorders / Aphasia / Part 3
Article   |   November 13, 2017
Speech-Language Services for Chinese-Speaking People With Aphasia (C-PWA): Considerations for Assessment and Intervention
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, November 2017, Vol. 2, 100-109. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.100
History: Received January 22, 2017 , Revised August 3, 2017 , Accepted August 17, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, November 2017, Vol. 2, 100-109. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.100
History: Received January 22, 2017; Revised August 3, 2017; Accepted August 17, 2017

Chinese is the world's most widely spoken language with about 1.2 billion speakers. Yet, the majority of the aphasia research to date has been focused on speakers of Indo-European languages. The goals of this paper are threefold: (a) to highlight major research findings that are specific to Chinese speakers with aphasia, (b) to provide a review of the state-of-the-art tools and resources for assessing and managing aphasia in Chinese, and (c) to discuss factors to consider for evaluating and treating Chinese aphasia.

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