Togher Corpus


Leanne Togher
Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Sydney


Participants: 43
Type of Study: Longitudinal -- Communication Recovery After TBI
Location: Australia
Media type: video and audio
DOI: doi:10.21415/T5R018

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Media folder

Citation information

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.

Project Description

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.