ERIC Number: EJ817252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
Overcoming Unintelligibility in Aphasia: The Impact of Non-Verbal Interactive Strategies
Damico, Jack S.; Wilson, Brent T.; Simmons-Mackie, Nina N.; Tetnowski, John A.
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, v22 n10-11 p775-782 Oct 2008
As a follow-up to previous research, this report focuses on the wide range of gestures employed by an individual with aphasia to overcome instances of unintelligibility and re-establish intelligibility. The gestures observed are woven seamlessly into the fabric of the interactions and range from deictic to metaphorical or symbolic in nature. Specific examples are provided.
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