Research


Research published using Constant Therapy

Personalizing Rehabilitation for Stroke Survivors- A Big Data Approach
International Stroke Conference, Feb. 22–24, 2017, Houston, Texas. Kiran, S., Godlove, J., Advani, M., Anantha, V.

Relationship between Self-Administered Cues and Rehabilitation Outcomes in Individuals with Aphasia: Understanding Individual Responsiveness to a Technology-Based Rehabilitation Program Carrie A. Des Roches, Mitko A., Kiran S., February 2017, Front. Hum. Neurosci. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00007

RecoverNow: Feasibility of a Mobile Tablet-Based Rehabilitation Intervention to Treat Post-Stroke Communication Deficits in the Acute Care Setting, Mallet KH, Shamloul RM, Corbett D, Finestone HM, Hatcher S, Lumsden J, et al. (2016). PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167950. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0167950

Feasibility of a Mobile Cognitive Intervention in Childhood Absence Epilepsy Glynn P, Eom S, Zelko F and Koh S (2016). Front. Hum. Neurosci. 10:575. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00575

Computer-Mediated Cognitive-Communicative Intervention for Residents with Dementia in a Special Care Unit: An Exploratory Investigation Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, October 2016, Vol. 1 (SIG 15), 68-78. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG15.68, Dr. Whitney Anne Postman

Evaluating Neural Correlates of Constant Therapy Neurorehabilitation Task Battery: An fNIRS Pilot Study
18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, July 17-22, 2016, Toronto, Canada. Mark, J., Onaral, B., Ayaz, H.

How Does Severity of Aphasia Influence Individual Responsiveness to Rehabilitation? Using Big Data to Understand Theories of Aphasia Rehabilitation. Seminars in Speech and Language, 2016, Kiran, S.

Effectiveness of an impairment-based individualized treatment program using an iPad-based software platform. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2015, Des Roches, C., Balachandran, I., Ascenso, E., Tripodis, Y., Kiran. S.

    Development of an impairment-based individualized treatment workflow using an iPad-based software platform. Seminars in Speech and Language, 2014

      Tracking small and large scale fluctuations in language and cognitive performance: A longitudinal rehabilitation case study. International Journal of Physical Medical & Rehabilitation. Special Issue on Stroke Rehabilitation.2:3, 2014



        Research behind Constant Therapy tasks

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                Beeson, P.M. and H. Egnor, Combining treatment for written and spoken naming. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2006. 12(6): p. 816-827.

                  Beeson, P.M., et al., A novel method for examining response to spelling treatment. Aphasiology, 2008. 22(7-8): p. 707-717.

                    Beeson, P.M., F.M. Hirsch, and M.A. Rewega, Successful single-word writing treatment: Experimental analyses of four cases. Aphasiology, 2002. 16(4-6): p. 473-491.

                      Beeson, P.M., K. Rising, and J. Volk, Writing treatment for severe aphasia: Who benefits? Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 2003. 46(5): p. 1038-1060.

                        Berryman, A., K. Rasavage, and T. Politzer, Practical clinical treatment strategies for evaluation and treatment of visual field loss and visual inattention. NeuroRehabilitation, 2010. 27(3): p. 261-8.

                          Brunsdon, R., Nickels, L., Coltheart, M., & Joy, P. (2007). Assessment and treatment of childhood topographical disorientation: A case study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17(1), 53-94. doi:10.1080/09602010600562575

                            Cicerone, K. D. (2002). Remediation of 'working attention' in mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 16(3), 185-195.

                              Cipriani, G., Bianchetti, A., Trabucchi, M. Outcomes of a computer-based cognitive rehabilitation program on Alzheimer’s disease patients compared with those on patients affected by mild cognitive impairment. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2006. 43(3): p. 327-335.

                                Corsten, S., et al., Treatment of input and output phonology in aphasia: A single case study. Aphasiology, 2007. 21(6-8): p. 587-603.

                                  Delazer, M., T. Bodner, and T. Benke, Rehabilitation of arithmetical text problem solving. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 1998. 8(4): p. 401-412.

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                                      Domahs, F., L. Bartha, and M. Delazer, Rehabilitation of arithmetic abilities: Different intervention strategies for multiplication. Brain and Language, 2003. 87(1): p. 165-166.

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                                                    Evald, L. (2015). "Prospective memory rehabilitation using smartphones in patients with TBI: What do participants report?" Neuropsychol Rehabil 25(2): 283-297.

                                                      Franklin, S., F. Buerk, and D. Howard, Generalised improvement in speech production for a subject with reproduction conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 2002. 16(10-11): p. 1087-1114.

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                                                          Girelli, L. and X. Seron, Rehabilitation of number processing and calculation skills. Aphasiology, 2001. 15(7): p. 695-712.

                                                            Girelli, L., et al., The representation of arithmetical facts: Evidence from two rehabilitation studies. Cortex, 1996. 32(1): p. 49-66.

                                                              Hashimoto, N. and A. Frome, The use of a modified semantic features analysis approach in aphasia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 2011. 44(4): p. 459-69.

                                                                Katz, R.C. and R.T. Wertz, The efficacy of computer-provided reading treatment for chronic aphasic adults. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, 1997. 40(3): p. 493-507.

                                                                  Kendall, D.L., et al., Phoneme-based rehabilitation of anomia in aphasia. Brain and Language, 2008. 105(1): p. 1-17.

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                                                                      Kiran, S. and C.K. Thompson, The role of semantic complexity in treatment of naming deficits: Training semantic categories in fluent aphasia by controlling exemplar typicality (vol 46, pg 608, 2003). Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 2003. 46(4): p. 773-787.

                                                                        Kiran, S. and G. Bassetto, Evaluating the effectivness of semantic based treatment for naming deficits in aphasia: what works? Seminars in Speech and Language, 2008. 29(1): p. 71-82.

                                                                          Kiran, S. and L. Johnson, Semantic Complexity in Treatment of Naming Deficits in Aphasia: Evidence From Well-Defined Categories. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2008. 17(4): p. 389-400.

                                                                            Kiran, S. and M. Viswanathan, Effect of model-based treatment on oral reading abilities in severe alexia: a case study. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology. 2008. March.

                                                                              Kiran, S., C. Sandberg, and K. Abbott, Treatment for lexical retrieval using abstract and concrete words in persons with aphasia: Effect of complexity. Aphasiology, 2009. 23(7): p. 835-853.

                                                                                Kiran, S., C. Sandberg, and R. Sebastian, Treatment of category generation and retrieval in aphasia: Effect of typicality of category items. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 2011. 54: p. 1101- 1117.

                                                                                  Kiran, S., C.K. Thompson, and N. Hashimoto, Training grapheme to phoneme conversion in patients with oral reading and naming deficits: A model-based approach. Aphasiology, 2001. 15(9): p. 855-876.

                                                                                    Kiran, S., Training phoneme to grapheme conversion for patients with written and oral production deficits: A model-based approach. Aphasiology, 2005. 19(1): p. 53-76.

                                                                                      Klingberg, T., Training and plasticity of working memory. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2010. 14(7): p. 317-324.

                                                                                        Lacey, EH, Lott SN, Snider, SF, Sperling, A, & Friedman, RB. Multiple oral re-reading treatment for alexia: The parts may be greater than the whole. Neuropsychological Rehabiliation 2010, 20(4): 601-23.

                                                                                          Li, K., et al. (2013). "Computer-based cognitive retraining for adults with chronic acquired brain injury: a pilot study." Occup Ther Health Care 27(4): 333-344.

                                                                                            Leonard, C., E. Rochon, and L. Laird, Treating naming impairments in aphasia: Findings from a phonological components analysis treatment. Aphasiology, 2008. 22(9): p. 923-947.

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                                                                                                    McDonald, A., et al. (2011). "Google Calendar: a new memory aid to compensate for prospective memory deficits following acquired brain injury." Neuropsychol Rehabil 21(6): 784-807.

                                                                                                      McAvinue, L., et al. (2005). "Impaired sustained attention and error awareness in traumatic brain injury: implications for insight." Neuropsychol Rehabil 15(5): 569-587.

                                                                                                        Martin-Saez, M., et al. (2011). "A 10-year follow up of a paging service for people with memory and planning problems within a healthcare system: how do recent users differ from the original users?" Neuropsychol Rehabil 21(6): 769-783.

                                                                                                          Powell, J., Letson, S., Davidoff, J., Valentine, T., & Greenwood, R. (2008). Enhancement of face recognition learning in patients with brain injury using three cognitive training procedures. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 18(2), 182-203. doi:10.1080/09602010701419485

                                                                                                            Rapp, B., The relationship between treatment outcomes and the underlying cognitive deficit: Evidence from the remediation of acquired dysgraphia. Aphasiology, 2005. 19(10): p. 994 - 1008.

                                                                                                              Raymer AM, Kohen FP, Saffell D, Computerised training for impairments of word comprehension and retrieval in aphasia. Aphasiology 2006 20(2-4): 257-268

                                                                                                                Raymer, A.M. and T.A. Ellsworth, Response to contrasting verb retrieval treatments: A case study. Aphasiology, 2002. 16(10-11): p. 1031-1045.

                                                                                                                  Renvall, Kati, Matti Laine, and Nadine Martin. Treatment of Anomia with Contextual Priming: Exploration of a Modified Procedure with Additional Semantic and Phonological Tasks. Aphasiology, 2007, 499-527.

                                                                                                                    Robson, J., et al., Enhancing communication in jargon aphasia: a small group study of writing therapy. Int J Lang Commun Disord, 2001. 36(4): p. 471-88.

                                                                                                                      Rochon, E., et al., Neural changes after phonological treatment for anomia: An fMRI study. Brain and Language, 2010. 114(3): p. 164-79.

                                                                                                                        Rose, M. and J. Douglas, Treating a semantic word production deficit in aphasia with verbal and gesture methods. Aphasiology, 2008. 22(1): p. 20-41.

                                                                                                                          Salis, C. and S. Edwards, Treatment of written verb and written sentence production in an individual with aphasia: A clinical study. Aphasiology, 2010. 24(9): p. 1051-1063.

                                                                                                                            Salis, C. (2012). "Short-term memory treatment: patterns of learning and generalisation to sentence comprehension in a person with aphasia." Neuropsychol Rehabil 22(3): 428-448.

                                                                                                                              Sandberg, C. and S. Kiran, How justice can affect jury: Training abstract words promotes generalisation to concrete words in patients with aphasia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2014: p. 1-32.

                                                                                                                                Stadie, N., et al., Unambiguous generalization effects after treatment of non-cationical sentence production in German agrammatism. Brain and Language, 2008. 104(3): p. 211-229.

                                                                                                                                  Stanczak, L., G. Waters, and D. Caplan, Typicality-based learning and generalisation in aphasia: Two case studies of anomia treatment. Aphasiology, 2006. 20(2-4): p. 374-383.

                                                                                                                                    Tessier, C., et al., Rehabilitation of word deafness due to auditory analysis disorder. Brain injury : [BI], 2007. 21(11): p. 1165-74.

                                                                                                                                      Tsapkini, K. and A.E. Hillis, Spelling intervention in post-stroke aphasia and primary progressive aphasia. Behavioural neurology, 2013. 26(1-2): p. 55-66.

                                                                                                                                        Tzuriel, D. and G. Egozi (2010). "Gender differences in spatial ability of young children: the effects of training and processing strategies." Child Dev 81(5): 1417-1430.

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                                                                                                                                                  Zaunmuller, L., et al. (2009). "Rehabilitation of arithmetic fact retrieval via extensive practice: a combined fMRI and behavioural case-study." Neuropsychol Rehabil 19(3): 422-443.