Below is a list of journal articles about SentenceShaper. Please contact us with any inquiries or if you would like reprints. This list can also be found in our “Overview of SentenceShaper Research”, a short summary of research about the program that can be downloaded from the “Manuals and Guides” page of this website.
Publications in refereed journals:
Linebarger, M.C., Schwartz, M.F., Romania, J.F., Kohn, S.E., & Stephens, D.L. (2000). Grammatical encoding in aphasia: Evidence from a “processing prosthesis”. Brain and Language, 75, 416-427.
Linebarger, M.C., Schwartz, M.F., & Kohn, S. E. (2001). Computer-based training of language production: An exploratory study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 11(1), 57-96.
Linebarger, M.C., McCall, D., & Berndt, R.S. (2004). The role of processing support in the remediation of aphasic language production disorders. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 267-282.
Linebarger, M.C., & Schwartz, M.F. (2005). AAC for hypothesis-testing and treatment of aphasic language production: Lessons from a processing prosthesis. Aphasiology, 19, 930-942.
Bartlett, M.R., Fink, R.B., Schwartz, M.F., & Linebarger, M.C. (2007). Informativeness ratings of messages created on an AAC processing prosthesis. Aphasiology, 21:5, 475-498.
Linebarger, M.C., McCall, D., Virata, T., & Berndt, R.S. (2007). Widening the temporal window: Processing support in the treatment of aphasic language production. Brain and Language, 100, 53-68.
Fink, R.B., Bartlett, M.R., Lowery, J.S., Linebarger, M.C., and Schwartz, M.F. (2008) Aphasic speech with and without SentenceShaper: Two methods for assessing informativeness. Aphasiology, 22, 679-690.
Albright, E., & Purves, B. (2008) Exploring SentenceShaper: Treatment and augmentative possibilities. Aphasiology, 22, 741-752.
Linebarger, M.C., Romania, J.R., Fink, R.B., Bartlett, M., & Schwartz, M.F. (2008) Building on residual speech: A portable processing prosthesis for aphasia. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 45:9, 1401-1414.
Dahl, D.A., Linebarger, M.C., and Berndt, R.S. (2008) Improving automatic recognition of aphasic speech through the use of a processing prosthesis. Technology and Disability, 20, 283-294.
McCall, D., Virata, T., Linebarger, M., & Berndt, R.S. (2009) Integrating technology and targeted treatment to improve narrative production in aphasia: A case study. Aphasiology, 23(4), 438-461.
True, G., Bartlett, M. R., Fink, R. B., Linebarger, M. C. & Schwartz, M. (2010). Perspectives of persons with aphasia towards SentenceShaper To Go: A qualitative study. Aphasiology, 24(9), 1032-1050.
Published abstracts of conference presentations:
Linebarger ,M.C., Romania, J.R., Kohn, S.E., Schwartz, M.F.,& Locatelli , D. (1998) Competence versus performance in agrammatic production: Evidence from an Augmentative communication system. Presented to the annual meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Santa Fe, NM, October 1998. Brain and Language, 65, 199-202.
Linebarger, M.C., Schwartz, M.F., Kantner, T., & McCall, D. Promoting access to the Internet in aphasia. Presented to the annual meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, New York, NY, October 2002. Brain and Language, 83, 169-172.
McCall, D., Linebarger, M.C., & Berndt, R.S. (2002) Retraining narrative production: Impact of processing support. Presented to the annual meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, New York, NY, October 2002. Brain and Language, 83,172-175.
Unpublished but available online:
Albright, Erin (2006) Investigating sentence shaper: a processing prosthesis. Masters thesis, Audiology and Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia. Available from https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/17834.
Schwartz, M.F., Linebarger M.C., Brooks R., Bartlett M.R. (2007) Combining assistive technology with conversation groups in long-term rehabilitation for aphasia. Unpublished manuscript, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. Available from http://www.ncrrn.org/pdf/SchwartzAssistiveTechnology.pdf.