Presentations

Conference presentations

2013

Kiran, S., Gray, T., Kapse, K., & Salcedo, S. (2013, October). Language Networks in English-Spanish bilinguals with and without aphasia. 51st Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.

Villard, S., & Kiran, S. Consistency of Sustained and Focused Non-Linguistic Attention in Aphasia. 51st Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.

Sims, J., Kapse, K., & Kiran, S. (2013, November). The importance of the ipsi- and contralesional frontal and temporal regions in language recovery in aphasia. 2013 Society for Neurobiology of Language Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Kiran.S. et al., (2013, November). The nature of across-task and across-structure generalization following a sentence comprehension treatment for aphasia. 2013 Society for Neurobiology of Language Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Vallila-Rohter, S., & Kiran, S. (2013, November). Neural activations during nonlinguistic category learning in individuals with aphasia. 2013 Society for Neurobiology of Language Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2013, June). Changes in functional connectivity associated with treatment gains in aphasia. Poster to be presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping 2013 conference.

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2013, May). Changes in Functional Connectivity Associated with Direct Training and Generalization Effects of a Theory-Based Generative Naming Treatment. Platform presented at the 43rd Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

Gray, T. & Kiran, S. (2013, May). Cognitive control in bilingual aphasia. Presented at the 43rd Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

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, Tuscon, AZ.

Vallila-Rohter, S., & Kiran, S. (2013, May). Learning ability as a predictor of success with therapy. Poster presented at the annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Gray, T. & Kiran, S. (2013, March). Cognitive control in bilingual aphasia. Poster presented at the annual Boston University Scholar’s Day, Boston, MA.

Gray, T., Glynn, P., Luk, G., & Kiran, S. (2013, April).  Gray matter volume differences between Spanish-English and Hindi-English bilinguals. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

2012

Kiran, S, Caplan, D, Villard, S, Ascenso, E, & Waters, G. (2012). Effects of training sentence to picture matching and object manipulation to improve sentence comprehension in aphasia: acquisition and generalization. Academy of Aphasia. San Francisco, USA

Gray T.,  Kiran S. (2012). Linguistic and Non-Linguistic Interference Suppression in Bilingual Aphasia. Academy of Aphasia. San Francisco, USA

Kiran S., Balachandran I., Lucas J., Gray T. (2012). The Nature of Lexical Semantic Access in Bilingual Aphasia. Academy of Aphasia. San Francisco, USA

Glynn, P, Sandberg, C., & Kiran, S.., (2012). The role of the left and right inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) in language recovery in aphasia. Human Brain Mapping, June 2012, Beijing, China

Kiran, S., Grasemann, U., Sandberg, C., & Miikkulianen, R. (2012). Simulating Bilingual Aphasia: A Novel Computational Model. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, June 2012, Boston, MA

Sandberg, C., Gibson, T., Fedorenko, E., & Kiran, S. (2012). The Effect of Plausibility in Sentence Processing: Evidence from Priming and Sentence Comprehension. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, May 2012, Lake Tahoe, CA

Vallila, S., & Kiran, S. (2012). Non-linguistic learning in aphasia: Effects of training method and stimulus characteristics. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, May 2012, Lake Tahoe, CA

Kiran et al., (2012). Rehabilitation of bilingual aphasia: Evidence for within and between language generalization. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, May 2012, Lake Tahoe, CA

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2012). Neural correlates of treatment effects on abstract and concrete words in aphasia: a pilot study. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Chicago, IL

Vallila, S., & Kiran, S.  (2012). Exploration into feedback and nonfeedback based learning in aphasia.  Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Chicago, IL

Gray, T., & Kiran, S. (2012). A theoretical account of lexical semantic naming deficits in bilingual aphasia. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Chicago, IL

2011

Kiran, S., Obler, L., Ansaldo, A., Goral, M., Tainturier, M.-J., & Roberts, P. (2011). What Do We Know about Impairment and Recovery of Language in Bi-Multilingual Aphasia? Academy of Aphasia. Montreal, CA

Kiran, S., & Roberts, P. (2011). Training the Weaker Language to Examine Between-Language Transfer in Bilingual Aphasia Rehabilitation. Academy of Aphasia. Montreal, CA

Vallila, S., & Kiran, S. (2011). Exploration into Feedback and Non-feedback Based Learning in Aphasia. Academy of Aphasia. Montreal, CA

Kiran, S., Sandberg, C., Glynn, P., Ul-Haq, I., & Richardson, J., (2011). What is the role of the right hemisphere in the recovery of language in aphasia? Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Quebec City, CA.

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2011). Neural correlates of treatment effects on abstract and concrete words in aphasia: A pilot study. Organization on Human Brain Mapping, Quebec City, Canada.

Kiran, S., Caplan, D., Sandberg, C., Levy, J., & Berardino, A. (2011) Development of a theoretically based treatment for sentence comprehension deficits in aphasia. Clinical Aphasiology Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Hoover, E., Waters, G., Levy, J., Caplan, D., Kiran. S., Berardino, A., & Sandberg , C., (2011). Effects of Syntactic Complexity in Discourse Comprehension. Clinical Aphasiology Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2011). Abstract and concrete word processing in patients with aphasia. International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA.

2010

Kiran, S., Caplan, D., Sandberg, C., Levy, J., Berardino, A., & Simms, M. (2010). Development of a Theoretically Based Treatment For Sentence Comprehension Deficits in Aphasia. Academy of Aphasia, Athens Greece.

Levy, J., Kiran, S., Caplan., Berardino, A., & Sandberg., C. (2010). Development of a Test of Effects of Syntactic Comprehension Disorders on Discourse Comprehension. Academy of Aphasia, Athens Greece.

Kiran, S., Grasemann, U., Sandberg, C. & Miikkulianen, R. (2010). Simulating Bilingual Aphasia: A Novel Computational Model. Academy of Aphasia, Athens Greece.

Kiran, S., Cabral, F., Sandberg, C., & Tripodis, Y. (2010). Analysis of language errors as function of treatment reveals mechanisms in bilingual aphasic lexical access. Donostia Workshop on Neurobilingualism, San Sebastian Spain.

Kiran, S., Grasemann, U., Sandberg, C. & Miikkulianen, R. (2010). Simulating bilingual aphasia Rehabilitation: A novel computational model. Donostia Workshop on Neurobilingualism, San Sebastian Spain.

Kiran, S., Pena, E., Bedore, L., & Sheng, L. (2010). Evaluating the relationship between category generation and language use and proficiency. Donostia Workshop on Neurobilingualism, San Sebastian Spain.

Bose, A., Durda, K., Kiran, S., & Buchannan, L. (2010). Verbal fluency in aphasia: word frequency and semantic similarity. 7th International conference on the Mental Lexicon, Windsor, Canada.

Grasemann, U., Sandberg, C., Kiran, S., and Miikkulainen, R. (2010). Rehabilitation and cross-language transfer in bilingual aphasia: Towards a computational model. Abstract presented at the Computation and Neural Systems Conference CNS*10, San Antonio, TX.

Roberts, P., & Kiran, S. (2010). Efficacy of semantic feature analysis in two bilingual adults treated in their weaker language. 14th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Grasemann, U., Sandberg, C., Kiran, S., and Miikkulainen, R. (2010). Rehabilitation and cross-language transfer in bilingual aphasia: Towards a computational model. Abstract presented at the Fourteenth International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, ICCNS-10, Boston, MA.

Sebastian, R. & Kiran, S. (2010). Task Modulated activation patterns in chronic stroke patients with aphasia. Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona Spain.

Sandberg, C. & Kiran, S. (2010). Abstract and Concrete Noun Processing in Healthy Older Adults using fMRI. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal Canada.

Sebastian, R. & Kiran, S. (2010). Task Modulated Neural Activation Patterns in Chronic Stroke Participants with Aphasia.Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal Canada. 

Book Chapters

1.      Ramage, A, Kiran, S. & Robin, D. (October 2007). Has imaging advanced the science in aphasiology?  A critical review of neuroimaging research in acquired adult language disorders. In R Ingham (Ed.). Neuroimaging in Communication Sciences and Disorders. San Diego, Plural Publishing.

2.      Roberts, P. & Kiran, S. (2007). Assessment and treatment of bilingual aphasia and bilingual anomia. A. Ardila & E. Ramos (Eds.) Speech and Language Disorders in Bilinguals. Nova Science Publishers. New York, NY, pp 109-131.

3.      Kiran, S. (2010). Exemplar. In P.C. Hogan (Ed.), The Cambridge encyclopedia of the language sciences. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

4.      Mavis, I. & Kiran, S. (2009). Semantic relatedness judgments in normal and aphasic bilinguals. Seyhun Topbaş and  Mehmet Yavaş (Eds.) Communication Disorders in Turkish in monolingual and multilingual settings. Series Editors: Nicole Mueller & Martin Ball. Communication Disorders Across Languages”, Multilingual Matters.

5.      Kiran, S & Sandberg, C.(to appear). Treating communication problems in individuals with disordered language. R. Peach and L. Shapiro (Eds.). Cognition and Acquired Language Disorders: A Process-Oriented Approach. Elselvier. London.

6.      Kiran, S., & Roberts, P (to appear). What do we know about assessing language impairment in bilingual aphasia? In M. Gitterman, L. Obler, & M. Goral (Eds). Multilingual Matters: Multilingual Aphasia.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings/Conference Abstracts

Kiran, S., Obler, L., Ansaldo, A., Goral, M., Tainturier, M.-J., & Roberts, P. (2011). What Do We Know about Impairment and Recovery of Language in Bi-Multilingual Aphasia? Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23(0), 10-11. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.145

Kiran, S., & Roberts, P. (2011). Training the Weaker Language to Examine Between-Language Transfer in Bilingual Aphasia Rehabilitation. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23(0), 18-19. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.149

Vallila, S., & Kiran, S. (2011). Exploration into Feedback and Non-feedback Based Learning in Aphasia. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23(0), 116-117. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.197

Grasemann, U., Kiran, S., Sandberg, C., & Miikkulainen, R. (2010). Simulating Bilingual Aphasia: A Novel Computational Model. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6(0), 202-203. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.101

Levy, J., Kiran, S., Caplan, D., AlexBerardino, & Sandberg, C. (2010). Development of a Test of Effects of Syntactic Comprehension Disorders on Discourse Comprehension. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6(0), 164-165. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.081

Kiran, S., Caplan, D., Sandberg, C., Levy, J., Berardino, A., & Simms, M. (2010). Development of a Theoretically Based Treatment For Sentence Comprehension Deficits in Aphasia. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6(0), 237-238. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.119

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