{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Review of the Application of Distributed Practice Principles to Naming Treatment in Aphasia

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Unlike psychological research, speech-language treatment research lacks well-controlled studies that examine the impact of distribution of treatment on efficacy. The authors summarize key findings from psychological research on learning and memory, review existing studies of aphasia treatment that have examined how the distribution of practice affects treatment efficacy, and suggest future lines of research to expand the clinical applicability of distributed practice principles to language treatment.


This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about distributed practice principles to optimize retrieval of words in people with aphasia.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe types of distribution practice.
  2. Identify effects of distribution practice on naming accuracy in people with
  3. Explain the use of distributed practice principles to optimize the scheduling of naming treatment to promote consistent retrieval of trained words and positive long-term outcomes in people with aphasia.
Price: $15.00


  • ASHA 0.1 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD1202
Published: Jan/Mar 2020
Expires: 9/30/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Erica L. Middleton; Julia Schuchard; Katherine A. Rawson
Specialties: Communication, Language, Speech