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The Sklar Aphasia Scale in a foreign language

Marion Fredman
South African Journal of Communication Disorders | Journal of the South African Speech and Hearing Association: Vol 18, No 1 | a418 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v18i1.418 | © 2019 Marion Fredman | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 November 2016 | Published: 31 December 1971

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Marion Fredman, Haifa, Israel

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Abstract

The Sklar Aphasia Scale was used to test 20 bilingual and polyglot aphasic patients in a project carried out in Haifa, Israel. The test was compared to the L.M.T.A. on 18 of the patients and proved to be valid. This writer believes that it is an easily translatable, adaptable scale which could be used for aphasics in other parts of the world where it is impractical to test the patient in his home language.

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