Evaluation of a Tele-Language Rehabilitation Program


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 16-004263
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-004263

About this study

The aims of this study are to assess the feasibility of and satisfaction with providing a tele-rehabilitation service directed at language disorders in individuals with stroke and measure the change in language function.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • At least 6 months and no more than 5 years after stroke
  • Expressive difficulties such as anomia or lack of fluency
  • Comprehension of simple instructions
  • English proficiency
  • At least 8 years of formal education
  • Basic ability to independently use the tele-system
  • Having a personal computer, with Internet access (10 MBps) at home.
  • Presence of a family member or caregiver willing to participate
  • A clinician participatnig in the clinical intervention

Exclusion criteria:

  • Major dementia
  • Untreated major depression.
  • Hemianopsia or major disability in visual perception
  • Other medical conditions that affect the central or peripheral nervous system
  • Psychiatric background that would limit full participaton
  • Treatment by Speech and Language Pathology Therapist in another setting during the study period


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Allen Brown, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Julie Stierwalt Ph.D.



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