Social validation as a measure of improvement after aphasia treatment: Its usefulness and influencing factors

Conclusions: Raters’ perceptions of narratives (i.e., social validation) provide a useful measure of change after aphasia treatment, which can easily be used to supplement objective language measures. Additionally, factors such as the rater’s experience with aphasia or life experience do not appear to have an important influence on rater perceptions.

from Aphasiology

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