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Treating agnosic alexia complicated by additional impairments

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In this paper we present a cognitive analysis and therapy study of a patient, MGM, who was alexic due to a profound visual agnosia. Our analysis indicates that the patient had impaired processing of multiple form elements, and impaired verbal memory, along with relatively good phonological skills. A set of therapies was introduced in which MGM was taught (1) to identify letters, (2) to link letters to phonemes, (3) to blend consonant clusters, and (4) to use a verbal compensatory strategy to ...

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10.1080/09602010042000196

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
113-145
Publication date:
2001-05-05
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EISSN:
1464-0694
ISSN:
0960-2011
URN:
uuid:a24a317c-2e43-4a22-ba8c-9426f15b0931
Source identifiers:
275519
Local pid:
pubs:275519
Language:
English

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