Carrie Des Roches

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B.S. Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2012)

Current Projects

Intensive Cognitive Communication Rehabilitation

The Neurobiology of the Recovery of Aphasia

Completed Projects

iPad Treatment Study (Language and Cognitive rehablitation)
Rehabilitation of sentence comprehension deficits

Research Profile Websites

http://loop.frontiersin.org/people/161455/overview

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MfCQRqwAAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carrie_Des_Roches

http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5593-9347


Publications

Des Roches, C., Rohter, S., Villard, S., Tripodis, Y., Caplan, D., & Kiran, S. (in press). Evaluating treatment and generalization patterns of two theoretically motivated sentence comprehension therapies” submitted to American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Kiran, S., Des Roches, C., Villard, S. & Tripodis, Y. (2015). The effect of a sentence comprehension treatment on discourse comprehension in aphasia. Aphasiology. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2014.997182. NIHMS #648981

Des Roches CA, Balachandran I, Ascenso EM, Tripodis Y and Kiran S (2015) Effectiveness of an impairment-based individualized rehabilitation program using an iPad-based software platform. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 8:1015. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.01015.

Kiran, S., Des Roches, C., Balachandran, I., & Ascenso, E. (2014). Development of an ipad based clinical decision making workflow for individuals with language and cognitive deficits. Seminars in Speech and Language. 35:38–50

Conference Presentations

Des Roches, C., Marotta, R., & Kiran, S. Predicting language recovery outcomes in individuals with aphasia. The 93rd American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research, Chicago, IL (November, 2016).

Kiran, S., Des Roches, C., & Mitko, A. Understanding and facilitation individual responsiveness to aphasia rehabilitation. The 9th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA (May 2016).

Kiran, S. & Des Roches, C. Using big-data to validate theories of rehabilitation in aphasia. (Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia in Tucson, AZ, October, 2015).

Des Roches, C., Mitko, A., & Kiran, S. Relationship between levels of assistace and changes in treatment performance in individuals with aphasia: Understanding individual responsiveness to rehabilitation. (Presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference in Monterey, CA, May 2015).

Vallila-Rohter, Des Roches, C., Villard, S., Tripodis, Y., Caplan, D., & Kiran, S. Evaluating treatment and generalization patterns of two theoretically motivated sentence comprehension thearpies. (Presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Monterey, CA, May, 2015).

Des Roches, C., Balachandran, I., Ascenso, E., Tripodis, Y., Kiran, S.  Effectiveness of an impairment-based individualized treatment program using an iPad-based software platform.  (Presented at the Mobile Health in Rehabilitation Conference, Boston, MA, 2014)

Mitko, A., Des Roches, C., Kiran, S.  Relationship between levels of assistance and treatment scores with aphasic individuals while using an iPad based software platform.  (Presented at the Mobile Health in Rehabilitation Conference, Boston, MA, 2014)

Kiran, S., Caplan, D., Villard, S., Des Roches, C., Ascenso, E., & Waters, G. (2013). The nature of cross-task and cross-structure generalization following sentence comprehension treatment in aphasia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language. San Diego, California.

Kiran, S., Des Roches, C., Balachandran, I., & Ascenso, E (2013, May). Validation of an iPad based therapy for individuals with brain damage. (Presented at the 43rd Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Tucson, AZ.)

Kiran, S., Caplan, D., Villard, S., Des Roches, C., Ascenso, E., Waters, G. Effects of training sentence to picture matching and object manipulation to improve sentence comprehension in aphasia: Acquisition and generalization(Poster at Academy of Aphasia, 2012)