The effectiveness of a training method using kana key words for an aphasic patient with problems in writing kana for dakuon, handakuon, and yo-on Kosei Hashimoto 1,2 , Akira Uno 2 , Go Mizumoto 3 1Department of Rehabilitation, JCHO Kumamoto General Hospital 2Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba 3Faculty of Health Science, Kumamoto Health Science University Keyword: 濁音・半濁音・拗音 , 仮名書字訓練 , キーワード法 , 単一事例実験計画 , dakuon/handakuon/yo-on , kana writing , key word training , single case study pp.96-106
Published Date 2017/6/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.6001200124
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 We used a writing training method on a patient with aphasia using key words to activate kana characters representing voiced sounds (dakuon), voiceless bilabial sound (handakuon), and palatalized sounds (yo-on). For the key words, we chose words with high familiarity, high orthographic plausibility, and high imageability because our patient showed severe disturbance in kanji writing. The process of this training included:(1)the speech-language-hearing therapist (first author) presenting sounds corresponding to the target characters;(2)the patient retrieving the phonological and orthographic kana key words for the presented sounds;(3)the patient writing the target kana characters included in the key words. We confirmed the effectiveness of this training method using the single case ABAB study design. At the end of our training, the patient could write all kana characters. Furthermore, the patient continued to use kana writing in daily life even one and a half years after the end of our training.

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