Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Sydney
|Type of Study:||Longitudinal -- Communication Recovery After TBI|
|Media type:||video and audio|
In accordance with TalkBank rules, any use of data from this corpus must be accompanied by at least one corpus reference. If none is given, please use the primary AphasiaBank reference:
MacWhinney, B., Fromm, D., Forbes, M. & Holland, A. (2011). AphasiaBank: Methods for studying discourse. Aphasiology, 25,1286-1307.
This is a longitudinal project investigating communication recovery following severe TBI. Participants were recruited as an inception cohort and followed up over 2 years. Media files are available for the 2-year post-onset visits with 43 participants who participated in the study. A link to demographic data for these participants can be found at the TBIBank website.Here are additional links with more information about the testing protocol and individual participant performance:
Discourse Protocol -- From this webpage, click on links under the heading "Protocol" to access the standard discourse protocol used in this study.
Test Batteries -- This folder includes 2 files explaining the test batteries used in this study.
Assessment Summary -- This folder includes a Word file for each individual with a summary of test scores from the 2-year post-onset visit.
Assessment Overview -- This folder includes a Word file checklist for each individual showing which tests and tasks were administered at each visit (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 2 years, and 3 years post-onset) throughout the course of the study.