People with aphasia post one month should have access to intensive aphasia rehabilitation if they can tolerate it.
Reference: Brady et al., 2012.
NHMRC level of Evidence: I
Rationale: The results of the recent Cochrane review suggest a benefit of intensive over non-intensive speech and language therapy on measures of functional communication, severity of impairments and written language. However, the results were confounded by a significantly higher dropout from intensive speech and language therapy.
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