Proposal Title

Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on Interpreting Text Messages

Topic

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Description

Moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may adversely affect linguistic and extralinguistic comprehension skills; thus, the ability to communicate effectively during activities of daily living may be compromised. This pilot study explored the ability of participants with and without moderate to severe TBI to accurately interpret the tone and meaning of a text message sent via an electronic device. The results of this investigation will be discussed in light of its relevance to efficacious clinical practice.

Location

Soza Ballroom, Upchurch University

Start Date

4-23-2019 3:10 PM

End Date

4-23-2019 4:05 PM

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Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on Interpreting Text Messages

Soza Ballroom, Upchurch University

Moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may adversely affect linguistic and extralinguistic comprehension skills; thus, the ability to communicate effectively during activities of daily living may be compromised. This pilot study explored the ability of participants with and without moderate to severe TBI to accurately interpret the tone and meaning of a text message sent via an electronic device. The results of this investigation will be discussed in light of its relevance to efficacious clinical practice.