Western Aphasia Battery (WAB)

Purpose of the measure

The Western Aphasia Battery (WAB) is a diagnostic tool used to assess the linguistic skills and main nonlinguistic skills of adults with aphasia.  This provides information for the diagnosis of the type of aphasia and identifies the location of the lesion causing aphasia.

Authors*: Vanessa Barfod, BA
Editors: Annabel McDermott, OT., Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT.

Evidence reviewed as of before 07-06-2013

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.