DR. AVIAH GVION

DR. AVIAH GVION

FACULTY MEMBER AND LECTURER, FACULTY OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

CURRENT POSITIONS

June 2012 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Professions, Ono Academic College
2008-current Full time faculty member (lecturer)
Faculty of Health Professions, Ono Academic College
2008-current External lecturer
Department of Communications Disorders, Tel Aviv University
2002-current External lecturer
School of Education, Tel Aviv University
2002-current Manager
Department of Communications Disorders,
Reuth Medical Center, Tel Aviv
 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • M.A., Speech and Hearing Disorders, school of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 1995.(With distinction).
  • Ph.D., School of Eduction, Tel Aviv University, January, 2008.
  • Thesis title: The role of phonological working memory in sentence comprehension: Evidence from aphasia

EDUCATION

2002-2007

Ph  Ph.D., Tel Aviv University, School of Education

1988-1994

M.A., Tel Aviv University, Speech and Hearing Disorders

1982-1985

B.A., Tel Aviv University, Speech and Hearing Disorders

 

EXPERIENCE AND POSITIONS

June 2012-present

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health Professions, Ono Academic College

2008-2012

Full time faculty member (lecturer)
Faculty of Health Professions, Ono Academic College

2008-present

External lecturer
Department of Communications Disorders, Tel Aviv University

2002-present

External lecturer
School of Education, Tel Aviv University

2002-present

Manager
Department of Communications Disorders, Reuth Medical Center, Tel Aviv

 

2007-2008

External lecturer English Department, Bar Ilan University

1986-2002

Speech pathologist
Loewenstein Hospital, Rehabilitation Center, Ra’anana

1996-1997

Chief speech pathologist
Dan-Petach Tikva, Clalit, Ramat Gan

1995-1996

Speech pathologist
Esther Hamalka, Clalit clinic, Tel Aviv

1994-1996

Speech pathologist
Kroithamer, Soraski hospital, Tel Aviv

1985

Speech pathologist
Alin hospital, Jerusalem

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Associate Editor, Language and Brain (Hebrew)

Ad hoc reviewer:

                 Journals:

–      Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research: 2005

–      Aphasiology: 2006

–      Cortex: 2007, 2011

–      Behavioral Neurology, 2008

Grants:

–      The National Institute for Psychobiology in Israel: 2004

–      The Israeli Science Foundation: 2008

–      The research foundations of the Medicine Faculty, Tel Aviv University, 2011 Conferences:

–      annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,2011, 2012

PROFESSIONAL  SOCIETIES

  • Member in the  Israeli Association of Physicaland Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Member in the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association
  • A LSVT Certified Clinician

AWARDS and GRANTS

  • Marcel Adams award, Adams Super Center for Brain Studies, Tel Aviv university, 2002, for the Published paper:Letter position dyslexia,Cognitive Neuropsychology, 18(8),673-696.
  • Ministary of health chief scientist office grant on the genetics of subtypes of dyslexia, 2011

PUBLICATIONS

Chapters in books

  • Gvion, A., & Gil, M. (2011). Communicative disorders – language and speech disorders, and related disorders in rehabilitation. In Ori, A., Lazary, A., and Heruti, R. (Eds.).Principles of rehabilitation medicine,Probook. (in Hebrew).
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., & Novogrodsky, R. (2006). Syntactic movement in agrammatism and S-SLI: Two different impairments. In A. Belletti, E. Bennati, C. Chesi, E. Di Domenico & I. Ferrari (Eds.), Language acquisition and development (pp. 197-210). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press/CSP.

Published articles

 

  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). A selective deficit in imageable concepts: Awindow to the organization of the conceptual system. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00226.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). An even more universal model of reading: Various effects of orthography on dyslexias. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 35(5), 23-24. doi:10.1017/S0140525X12000167
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012).  Intervention and Locality in agrammatic aphasia. In the internet celebration for Luigi Rizzi’s 60th birthday‎ (pp. 1-13). Siena, Italy: CISCLWorking Papers.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Does phonological working memory limitations affect sentence comprehension? A study of conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 494-535. (Impact Factor:1.415).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Phonological short term memory in conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 579-614.(Impact Factor:1.415).
  • Friedmann, N., Biran, M., & Gvion, A. (2012). Patterns of visual dyslexia. Journal of  Neuropsychology, 6, 1-30.(Impact Factor: 2.364).
  • Friedmann, N., Tzailer-Gross, L., & Gvion. A. (2011) The effect of syntax on reading in neglect dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 49(10), 2803-2816.(Impact Factor:3.949).
  • Gvion, A., & Olenik, D. (2011). I have a stich…speech disorders: Aphasia, an acquired language impairment. Journal of the Israeli Neurological Association, 7, 32-34 (in Hebrew).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2010). Dyscravia: Voicing substitution dysgraphia. Neuropsychologia, 48, 1935-1947. (Impact Factor:3.949).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2010). Letter position dysgraphia. Cortex, 46, 1100-1113.(Impact Factor:7.21)
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., Zaksenberg, R.I., andMor, R. (2010). Subtypes of developmental surface dysgraphia. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6, 145-147.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2010). Dyslexia subtypes. In the Israeli Orton Dyslexia publication, D. Finkelstein (Ed.), All you wanted to know about dyslexia. (in Hebrew).
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., & Yachini, M. (2008). Writing and dysgraphia: On the writing process, writing impairments, and the relation between dysgraphia and dyslexia. In the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PMR) bulletin, Shikumada, 26, 32-35.(in Hebrew).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2008). FriGvi: Phonological working memory battery. Language and Brain, 7, 161-180. (In Hebrew).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2007). Is phonological working memory involved in sentence comprehension? The difference between phonological and semantic reactivation. In Y. Falk (Ed.), Proceedings of the 19th IATL conference. (pp. 1-54).
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2007). As far as individuals with conduction aphasia understood these sentences were ungrammatical: Garden path in conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 21, 570-586. (Impact Factor:1.415).
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., Biran, M., & Novogrodsky, R. (2006).Do people with agrammatic aphasia understand verb movement? Aphasiology, 20, 136-153.
  • (Impact Factor:1.415).
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2005). Letter form as a constraint for errors in neglect dyslexia and letter position dyslexia. Behavioral Neurology, 16, 145-158. (Impact Factor:1.304).
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2004). Dyslexias: types, characteristics and treatment directions. In the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PMR) bulletin, Shikumada, 22, 3-6. (in Hebrew).
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2003). Sentence comprehension and working memory limitation in aphasia: a dissociation between semantic and phonological encoding. Brain and Language, 86, 23-39.(Impact Factor:3.162).
  • Gvion, A. & Shterenberg, P. (2003). The normal and the impaired swallowing mechanism: Case studies. Medical Nutrition in the 3rd age. (in Hebrew).
  • Gvion, A., Biran, M., & Friedmann, N. (2002). Does phonological working memory limitation cause comprehension deficits in agrammatic and conduction aphasia. Brain and Language, 83, 87-90.(Impact Factor:3.162)
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2002). Modularity in developmental disorders: Evidence from SLI and peripheral dyslexias. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25(6), 756-757. (Impact Factor:21.952).
  • Gvion, A. (Ed). Studies of Aphasia: Theoretical and clinical aspects. Israeli Journal of Language, Speech and Hearing Disorders, 24, 2002 (in Hebrew).
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2001). Letter position dyslexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 18(8), 673-696.(Impact Factor:2.082)
  • Gvion, A. (1998). Swallowing therapy- case studies. Israeli Journal of Language, Speech and Hearing Disorders, 20, 111-116. (in Hebrew).

TEST BATTERIES

  • Friedmann, N. & Gvion, A. TILTAN: Battery for the diagnosis of dyslexias. Tel Aviv University, 2003. (in Hebrew)
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2002). FriGvi: Friedmann Gvion battery for assessment of phonological Working Memory. Tel Aviv University. (in Hebrew)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Biran, M., Gvion, A., Sharabi, L., & Gil, M. (2013, October‎). The representation of homophones in the phonological lexicon:  Additional evidence from Hebrew. To be presentent in the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2013, October‎). Transcranial Direct Current stimulation to improve naming abilities of Hebrew speakers with chronic Aphasia – an individualized based protocol. To be presentent in the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Gvion‎,‎‎ ‎A‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎&‎ ‎Friedmann‎,‎‎ ‎N‎.‎‎ ‎‎(‎‎2‎‎0‎‎1‎‎3‎‎,‎‎ ‎October‎)‎‎.‎‎ ‎Developmental and acquired Surface dyslexia and Anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon. To be presentent in the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • ‎‎Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2013, June). The journy to the lost words: Using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to improve naming abilities among people with chronic aphasia due to stroke.Presented in the Israeli Presidential Conference, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2013, July). Transcranial Direct Current stimulation to improve naming abilities of Hebrew speakers with chronic Aphasia – an individualized based protocol. Presented‎‎in‎‎The‎‎Israel‎‎Association‎‎for‎‎Literacy‎‎and‎‎Language‎,‎‎‎Kiryat‎‎Ono‎,‎‎‎IsraelGvion‎,‎‎ ‎A‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎&‎ ‎Friedmann‎,‎‎ ‎N‎.‎‎ ‎‎(‎‎2‎‎0‎‎1‎‎3‎‎,‎‎ ‎July‎)‎‎.‎‎ ‎Is‎ ‎there‎ ‎interaction‎ ‎between‎ ‎lexical‎ ‎retrieval‎ ‎and‎ ‎oral‎ ‎reading‎?‎‎ ‎Evidence‎ ‎from‎ ‎acquired‎ ‎and‎ ‎developmental‎ ‎anomia‎ ‎and‎ ‎surface‎ ‎dyslexia‎.‎‎ ‎‎Presented‎ ‎in‎ ‎The‎ ‎Israel‎ ‎Association‎ ‎for‎ ‎Literacy‎ ‎and‎ ‎Language‎,‎‎ ‎Kiryat‎ ‎Ono‎,‎‎ ‎Israel
  • Gvion, A., & Biran, M. (2013, February).From theory to the treatment of Anomia: Evidenced based practice (review). Presented‎ ‎in‎ ‎the‎ ‎‎4‎‎9‎th‎ ‎annual‎ ‎conference‎ ‎of‎ ‎the‎ ‎Israeli‎ ‎Speech‎ ‎Hearing‎ ‎and‎ ‎Language‎ ‎Association‎,‎‎ ‎Tel‎ ‎Aviv‎.‎
  • Gvion‎,‎‎ ‎A‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎&‎ ‎Friedmann‎,‎‎ ‎N‎.‎‎ ‎‎(‎‎2‎‎0‎‎1‎‎3‎‎,‎‎ ‎February‎)‎‎.‎‎ ‎Is‎ ‎there‎ ‎interaction‎ ‎between‎ ‎lexical‎ ‎retrieval‎ ‎and‎ ‎oral‎ ‎reading‎?‎‎ ‎Evidence‎ ‎from‎ ‎acquired‎ ‎and‎ ‎developmental‎ ‎anomia‎ ‎and‎ ‎surface‎ ‎dyslexia‎.‎‎ ‎Presented‎ ‎in‎ ‎the‎ ‎‎4‎‎9‎th‎ ‎annual‎ ‎conference‎ ‎of‎ ‎the‎ ‎Israeli‎ ‎Speech‎ ‎Hearing‎ ‎and‎ ‎Language‎ ‎Association‎,‎‎ ‎Tel‎ ‎Aviv‎.‎
  • Gvion, A. (2012, September). Dysgraphia: subtypes. Writing assessment: updates and innovations. Presented in the Israeli Society of Ocupational Therapy meeting, the Open university, Ra’anana, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, September). The interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading: Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. Presented in 13th Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). Between naming and reading: Phonological output lexicon impairment and surface dyslexia. Presented at MURDR, CCD, MacQuarie University, NSW, Australia.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). Morphological decomposition and letter position. Presented at the LPD Day, McMahons Point, NSW, Australia.
  • Shlomy‎,‎‎ ‎A‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎Medemon‎-‎Frug‎,‎‎ ‎L‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎Gvion‎,‎‎ ‎A‎.‎‎,‎‎ ‎&‎ ‎Friedmann‎,‎‎ ‎N‎.‎‎ ‎‎(‎‎2‎‎0‎‎1‎‎2‎‎,‎‎ ‎July‎)‎‎.‎‎ ‎Diacritics‎ ‎as‎ ‎a‎ ‎treatment‎ ‎for‎ ‎developmental‎ ‎surface‎ ‎dyslexia‎.‎‎ ‎Presented‎ ‎in‎ ‎The‎ ‎Israel‎ ‎Association‎ ‎for‎ ‎Literacy‎ ‎and‎ ‎Language‎,‎‎ ‎Kiryat‎ ‎Ono‎,‎‎ ‎Israel‎.‎
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, September). The interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading: Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. To be presented in 13th Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Subtypes of developmental Surface dysgraphia. The Israeli Neuropsychological Society 2012 meeting, Bar Ilan University.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Dyscravia: Writing "daple" for "table". Presented at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Nazelexia: Reading and writing Nyslexia instead of Dyslexia. Presented at the 48th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, David intercontinental, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2012, January). Consideration of inter-language differences in the adaptation of assessment tools. Presented in the Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations in Israel conference, Hadassa Academic College, Jerusalem.
  • Gvion, A. (2011, December). Different points of view on aphasia: Syndromes, psych-linguistic models and the social approach. Presented at the 62th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications. David intercontinental, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2011, June).The role of phonological working memory in sentence comprehension. Presented at Aphasia: between science and clinical practice.,Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Haifa University.
  • Faran, M., & Gvion, A. (2011, February). Flaccid dysarthria, as is manifested in Guillain-Barre: two case studies. Presented  at the 47th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2011, February). Types of semantic knowledge and their effect on lexical retrieval in aphasia. Presented  at the 47th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A, (2010, October). Phonological working memory and sentence comprehension in SLI and children with WM limitations. Presented at the Bilingual SLI meeting, COST IS0804, Larnaca, Cyprus.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., Zaxenberg, I., & Mor, R. (2010, October). Subtypes of developmental surface dysgraphia. Presented at the Academy of Aphasia 2010 meeting, Athens, Greece.
  • Friedmann, N., Shvimer, L., Kerbel, N., Rahamim, E., & Gvion A. (2010, July).Treatment directions for developmental letter position dyslexia and attentional dyslexiaPresented at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading(SSSR), Berlin, Germany.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2010, February). Can diacritics serve as treatment in various types of dyslexia? Presented at the 46th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv.
  • Friedmann, N., Rahamim, E., & Gvion, A. (2010, February). Directions for treatment of Letter Position Dyslexia. Presented at the 46th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv.
  • Borer-Alafi, N., Leibowitz, M., & Gvion, A. (2010, February).Can naso-gastric tube be an obstacle for it's withdrawal: A case study. Presented at the 46th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, November). Input and output conduction aphasia: differential diagnosis. Presented at the 60th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications. Airport City, Israel.
  • Faran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, November). Morphological errors in the reading of an agrammatic aphasic with deep dyslexia: Who is to blame? Presented at the 60th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications. Airport City, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, October). The role of phonological working memory in sentence comprehension: The interaction between type of processing and output and input buffer deficits? To be presented in he 47th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Boston, MA.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, September). Dyscravia: Writing dyscravia instead of dysgraphia. Presented at the 24th annual conference of the Israel Association for Literacy and Language, Newe Ilan.
  • Gvion, A. (2009, July). The relation between pWM and sentence comprehension: Evidence from aphasia. Presented at the 3rd annual conference of the research institude for the health and medical professions, Ono Academic College.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, February). Input and output conduction aphasia. Presented at the 45th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Ramat Gan.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, February). Dyscravia: Writing goal instead of coal. Presented at the 45th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Ramat Gan.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, January). Dyscravia: Voicing substitution dysgraphia.Presented at the Language, Brain, Communication Conference, Bar Ilan University and Hadassah College.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2009, January). Does phonological working memory limitation affect sentence comprehension? A study of conduction aphasia. To be presented at the Language, Brain, Communication Conference, Bar Ilan University and Hadassah College.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2008, September).Dyscravia: Voicing substitution dysgraphia. Presented at the Science of Aphasia 9, Methodological controversies, Chalkidiki, Greece.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2008, June). Dyscravia: Voicing substitution dysgraphia. Presented at the Language and Neurons – Theoretical Approaches conference, Bar-Ilan University.
  • Alafi-borer, N., Gvion, A., & Arad, A. (2008, June). Swallowing assessment in ventilated patient: the comparison between two types of swallowing evaluations. Presented at the international conference on chronic ventilated patients, multi-diciplinary management from ICU to home, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Karpin, H. (2007, November). The semantic component as a clue for understanding concerptual apraxic deficits and lexical semantic deficits. Presented at the 58th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Airport city, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2007, September). Conduction aphasia and sentence comprehension: phonological working memory up the garden path. To be presented at Science of Aphasia VIII, The Neurocognition of Language, Levels of description, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2007, June). How is working memory related to sentence comprehension: Relative clauses and garden paths. Presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics. Tel Aviv University.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2007, February). Working memory and writing: Letter position dysgraphia. Presented at 43rd annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2007, February). Is there a relation between working memory and comprehension in aphasia? presented at 43rd annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2006, November). Letter position dysgraphia. Presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Airport city, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2006, September). Letter position dysgraphia. Presented at the 7th Sciences of Aphasia meeting, Sardegna, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., & Tzailer, L. (2006, September). The effect of syntax on reading in neglect dyslexia. Presented at the 7th Sciences of Aphasia meeting, Sardegna, Italy.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2006, September). Letter position dysgraphia. Presented at the 7th Sciences of Aphasia meeting, Sardegna, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2006, June). Is there a relation between working memory limitation and sentence comprehension? A study of conduction aphasia. Presented at the 36th Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., Biran, M., Nachman-Katz, I., & Rahamim, E. (2005, December). Dyslexia: one deficit?. Presented at the annual conference of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Rehabilitation 2005: Challenges and Innovations, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2005, December). Multidisciplinary approach in dysphagia assessment and treatment. Presented at the annual conference of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Rehabilitation 2005: Challenges and Innovations, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., Novogrodsky, N., & Gvion, A. (2005, September). Syntactic movement in agrammatism and S-SLI: Two different impairments. Presented at the GALA 2005 meeting– Generative approaches to language acquisition, Siena, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion A., Biran, M., & Novogrodsky, R. (2005, August). Do agrammatic aphasics understand verb movement? Presented at the 6th Sciences of Aphasia meeting, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Biran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2005, February). Patterns of visual dyslexia. Presented at the 41st annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, the Dead Sea, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2004, November). Sentence comprehension and limited working memory: Do we need short term memory to understand sentences?Presented at the Advances in Interdisciplinary Medical Rehabilitation conference.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2004, September). Sentence comprehension and working memory Limitation in Conduction aphasia: Interaction between type of processing and output and input deficits. Presented at the 5th Sciences of Aphasia meeting, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2004, March). Working memory and sentence comprehension in Broca’s and Conduction aphasia. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Institute for Psychobiology in Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2003, December). Developmental and acquired dyslexias: the TILTAN test battery. Presented at the advanced topics in rehabilitation conference, Shfayim, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., & Faran, M. (2003, September). The interaction between attentional dyslexia and right neglect dyslexia: two case studies. Presented at the British Aphasiology Society, Biennial International Conference, Newcastle, GB.
  • Biran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2003, September). Visual dyslexia in Hebrew: two case studies. Presented at the British Aphasiology Society, Biennial International Conference, Newcastle, GB.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., & Faran, M. (2003, August). Two acquired dyslexias in one patient: The interaction between attentional dyslexia and right neglect dyslexia. Presented at The 4th Science of Aphasia conference, Trieste, Italy.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2002, October) Does phonological working memory limitation cause comprehension deficits in agrammatic and conduction aphasia? Presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, New York.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2002, June). Is there a relation between working memory limitation and sentence comprehension? Evidence from aphasia. Presented at the 4th annual conference of the Israeli Association for Neuropsychology, Haifa.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2002, June).Letter Position Dyslexia following left occipito-parietal lesion. Presented at "The Science of Aphasia: Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Language and its Impairment" conference, Maratea, Italy.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann N. (2002).The role of phonological working memory in sentence comprehension: Evidence from aphasia. Presented at workshop on the Functional Approach in Cognitive Rehabilitation, Reuth medical center, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2001, July).Sentence comprehension and working memory limitation: a dissociation between semantic and phonological encoding. Presented at Neurological Basis of Language Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2001, July). Surface dyslexia in a deep-orthography language. Presented at The Israeli Association for literacy 16th SCRIPT conference, Shfayim, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2001, July). Letter position dyslexia in Hebrew. Presented at the Israeli AssociationforLiteracy 16th SCRIPT conference, Shfayim, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2001, June). Letter position dyslexia. Presented at the IsraeliSociety for Neuropsychology conference, Beer Sheva, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N. (2000, June). The role of phonological working memory in sentence comprehension: Evidence from aphasia. Presented at “aphasia 2000, from theory to clinical practice”, Ra’anana, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2000, February). Letter position dyslexia. Presented at the 36th annual conference of the Israeli speech hearing and language association, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2000, February). Dysphagia workshop: Case studies and therapeutical dillemas. Presented at the 36th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2000, september). Dysphagia: A multidisiplinary approach. Presented at Medical and nutritional aspects in the elderly, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS:

  • Ben-Shalom, D., korobchinsky, E. Ben-Gurion University. Morphology and conduction aphasia.
  • Mashal N, Lifshitz A., Bar-Ilan University;  Vatin, J.J. , Reuth Medical Center. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCs) and language treatment to improve namimg in patients with chronic aphasia.
  • Friedmann, N., Tel Aviv University on the research on aphasia, dyslexia and dysgraphia
  • Biran, M., Haifa University, on lexical retrieval deficits treatments.
  • Ben Said, L., Tubol, G., Ono Academic College. Phonological analysis of  the speech of conduction aphasic individuals.
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