Table 1

Intensive regimens

Group IGroup II
Intervention typeILATILAT
Daily practice4 hours2 hours
Weekly practice12 hours6 hours
Therapy frequency3 weekly sessions3 weekly sessions
Duration of each trial phase6 consecutive working days6 consecutive working days
Total amount of practice48 hours24 hours
Total treatment duration4 weeks4 weeks
  • Thirty patients with chronic post-stroke aphasia were randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups: patients receiving ILAT with 4 hours (Group I) or with 2 hours of daily practice (Group II).

  • ILAT: Intensive Language-Action Therapy.