FAQ

1. Who is eligible to participate in research and treatment programs?
People with acquired brain injury, including stroke or dementia, are eligible to participate in our research and treatment programs.

2. What is involved if I decide to participate?
You will be given tests to evaluate your language and memory abilities. You may also be given the opportunity to participate in experimental treatment programs.

3. Why should I participate?
You will gain a better understanding of your language and memory abilities by participating in our research programs. If you are eligible to participate in one of our treatment programs you may benefit from a genuine improvement in your communication abilities. You will also help us understand more about the language impairments that result from brain damage so that we may continue to develop more effective treatments for future participants.

4. If I want to participate who should I contact?
If you would like additional information or whould like to participate in Dr. Martin’s research and treatment programs, please contact Amelia Wisniewski-Barker at 215.204.4350 e-mail: Ameliawb@temple.edu.

For Dr. Reilly’s research and treatment programs, please contact Amelia Wisniewski-Barker at 215.204.4350 e-mail: reillylab.tu@gmail.edu.

For Dr. Stefanatos’ research and treatment programs, please call 215.204.2826, e-mail: tuneurolab@temple.edu.

5. How is confidentiality ensured?
We are dedicated to protecting and maintaining privacy and confidentiality of people who participate in our research and treatment programs. All information pertaining to our research will be kept confidential in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Only members of the research team have access to personal identifying information.

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