Speech Hero Home Therapy for Aphasia

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Flint Rehabilitation Devices

Status

Completed

Conditions

Broca Aphasia

Treatments

Device: At home Speech Hero therapy app

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other
Industry

Identifiers

NCT04471935
1R43DC018771-01

Details and patient eligibility

About

The investigators will run an at-home usability study of a newly developed speech therapy app called Speech Hero with 10 individuals with Broca's aphasia in the chronic stage of stroke. The Speech Hero app allows users to perform rhythm-based speech exercises at home. For this study participants will be instructed to use Speech Hero for at least 10 hours over a 4-week period.

Enrollment

10 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 85 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosis of Broca's aphasia due to stroke,
  • >6 months post stroke
  • sufficient motor function of the unaffected upper extremity to tap on a table while speaking

Exclusion criteria

  • Incidence of other neurological diseases (though individuals with apraxia will be included)
  • age <85

Trial design

Primary purpose

Device Feasibility

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

10 participants in 1 patient group

At home Speech Hero therapy
Other group
Treatment:
Device: At home Speech Hero therapy app

Trial documents
2

Trial contacts and locations

1

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