Melodic Intonation Therapy

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Friday, March 05, 2010

A recent study from the American Association for the Advancement of Science shows that a handful of people who can't speak following a stroke have begun talking again--through music.

Shirley Wang, health reporter for The Wall Street Journal, talks to Kerry Nolan in the WNYC newsroom about how melodic intonation therapy works, its effectiveness and what questions remain with the treatment.

Guests:

Shirley Wang

Produced by:

Abbie Fentress Swanson

Comments [1]

Stan Sturm from New Haven,IN

How can I find information of this type therapy in St. Paul, Mn. I have a friend that had a stroke and his wife cannot locate any ficility in there area providing melodic intonation therapy.

Mar. 17 2010 10:29 PM

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