The agenda for future Aphasia research is to identify specific vocabulary within the most common topics of conversation. To this end, the resources provided as part of this article serve as a first step towards the ultimate goal of enabling clinicians to select stimuli for therapy in a more systematic, transparent and objective way.
To cite these recourses:
Renvall, K., Nickels, L. & Davidson, B. (2013) Functionally relevant items in the treatment of aphasia (part II): Further perspectives and specific tools, Aphasiology, 27:6, 651-677, DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2013.796507
- 100 Most Frequent Words retrieved from 2 language databases: SUBTLEX-US (Brysbaert & New, 2009; http://expsy.ugent.be/subtlexus/) and CELEX (Baayen, Piepenbrock, & Gulikers, 1995) (excel)
- 357 unique words collated from three datasets (Balandin & Iacono, 1999; Stuart et al., 1993, 1997) (excel)
- 1000 Most Frequent Words Retrieved from the SUBTLEX-US Database (Brysbaert & New, 2009; http://expsy.ugent.be/subtlexus/) (excel)