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Adult Cognition, Language and Neuropsychology -
Language

Western Aphasia Battery (WAB)
Andrew Kertesz, 1982

Overview: 
Identify aphasia syndromes and their severity

Age Range:
Adolescent and Adult

Administration:
Individual - 60 minutes,
can be administered on consecutive days

The WAB is designed to assess clinical aspects of language functions in aphasic patients and to provide the data needed to establish a prognosis for therapy. 

The procedure is based on the principles of modern neurolinguistics and the neuro-anatomical language model. It can be administered in a relatively short time and enables the clinician to classify the patient in relation to various aphasic groups. 

The WAB comprises 8 subtests:


Available Products

Materials

Complete kit: Includes manual, 25 test booklets and 57 picture stimulus cards
Additional copies of materials:
Manual
Test booklets, pack of 25