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Dr Aviah Gvion

BA Tel Aviv, MA Tel Aviv, PhD Tel Aviv.

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Phone : +972 3 6383622
email : aviah.g@ono.ac.il
Homepage : http://www.ono.ac.il/en/lecturer/dr-aviah-gvion/

External Address

Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, Ono Academic College, Israel
Reuth Rehabilitation Hospital, Israel
Language and Brain lab, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Awards

  • Marcel Adams Award, Adams Super Center for Brain Studies, Tel Aviv University (2002), Gvion, A. for the published paper: Letter position dyslexia, Cognitive Neuropsychology, 18(8), 673-696.

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). Pathology of language. In G. Kahn, S. Bolokzy, S.E., Fassberg, G.A., Rendsburg, A.D., Rubin, O.R., Schwartzwold, & T., Zewi (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. Boston, USA: Brill.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). Intervention and locality in agrammatic aphasia. In V. Bianchi, & C. Chesi (Eds.), Enjoy Linguistics! Papers offered to Luigi Rizzi on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Siena, Italy: CISCL Press.
  • Gvion, A., & Gil, M. (2011). Communicative disorders – language and speech disorders, and related disorders in rehabilitation. In A. Ori, A. Lazary, & R. Heruti (Eds.), Principles of rehabilitation medicine (in Hebrew). Tel Aviv, Israel: Probook.
  • 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.

Periodicals

  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2016). A principled relation between reading and naming in acquired and developmental anomia: Surface dyslexia following impairment in the phonological output lexicon. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 340. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00340
  • Lifshitz Ben Basal, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.-J., & Mashal, N. (2016). Transcranial direct current stimulation to improve naming abilities of persons with chronic aphasia: A preliminary study using individualized based protocol. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 38, 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2015.09.004
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., & Nisim, R. (2015). Insights from letter position dyslexia on morphological decomposition in reading. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 143. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00143
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014). Compound reading in Hebrew text-based neglect dyslexia: The effects of the first word on the second word and of the second on the first [Special Issue]. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 31(1-2), 106-122. doi: 10.1080/02643294.2014.884059
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). A selective deficit in imageable concepts: A window to the organization of the conceptual system. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(226), 1-13. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00226
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). Developmental and acquired surface dyslexia and anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 205-206.
  • 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
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Phonological short term memory in conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 579-614. doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.643759
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Does phonological working memory limitation affect sentence comprehension? A study of conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 494-535. doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.647893
  • Friedmann, N., Biran, M., & Gvion, A. (2011). Patterns of visual dyslexia. Journal of Neuropsychology, 6(1), 1-30. doi:10.1111/j.1748-6653.2011.02000.x
  • Friedmann, N., Tzailer-Gross, L., & Gvion, A. (2011). The effect of syntax on reading in neglect dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 49(10), 2803-2816. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.05.023
  • Gvion, A., & Olenik, D. (2011). I have a stich…speech disorders: Aphasia, an acquired language impairment [in Hebrew]. Journal of the Israeli Neurological Association, 7, 32-34.

Published Abstracts

  • Biran, M., Gvion, A., Sharabi, L., & Gil, M. (2013). The representation of homophones in the phonological lexicon: Additional evidence from Hebrew [Abstract]. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 86-87. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.041
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). Developmental and acquired surface dyslexia and anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon [Abstract]. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 205-206. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.101
  • Lifshitz Ben Basal, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.-J., & Mashal, N. (2013). Transcranial direct current stimulation to improve naming abilities of persons with chronic aphasia: An individualized based protocol [Abstract]. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 242-243. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.120

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2017, April). Is there interaction between lexical retrieval and reading aloud? Paper presented at the 3rd EGDAL Annual Learning Disabilities Conference, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., & Guggenheim, R. (2017, March). Syntactic and phonological working memory impairments: Dissociations and associations. Paper presented at the Israeli Science Foundation: Procedural and declarative memory, language acquisition, and cognitive processes: developmental trajectories and impairments in monolingual and bilingual children, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2016, July). Anomia in phonological output lexicon: Another source for surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the International Neuropsychological Society, 2016 Midyear Meeting: from Neurons to Neurorehabilitation, London, UK.
  • Gvion, A., & Biran M. (2016, July). Lexical retrieval in healthy aging. Paper presented at the International Neuropsychological Society, 2016 Midyear Meeting: from Neurons to Neurorehabilitation, London, UK.
  • Gvion, A. (2016, February). The Frigvi battery. Paper presented at the 22st annual meeting of the Israeli Society of ocuupational therapist (ISOT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2016, February). The Tiltan battery. Paper presented at the 22st annual meeting of the Israeli Society of ocuupational therapist (ISOT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2016, February). Dyslexias: from theory to assessment and treatment. Paper presented at the Rehab Science and Technology Update, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., Biran, M., Sharabi, L., & Gil M. (2015, November). Learning from naming treatment on the phonological representation of homophones. Paper presented at the 2016 American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) convention, Colorado, USA.
  • Gvion, A., & Biran, M. (2015, October). Language in elderly. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Research Institute of the Health and Medical Professions on the Third Age, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Karpin, H., & Gvion, A. (2015, June). Semantics, as the key for the association of conceptual apraxia and aphasia. Paper presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Israeli Society of Occupational Therapist (ISOT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2015, March). Transcranial direct current stimulation to improve naming abilities of persons with chronic aphasia: preliminary study using individualized based protocol. Paper presented at the Collaboration of the Aphasia Trialists (CATs), Network conference, Future Directions for Aphasia Research, London, UK.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., & Nissim, R. (2015, February). Insights from letter position dyslexia on morphological decomposition in reading. Poster session presented at the 51st Annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2015, February). Transcranial Direct Current stimulation to improve naming abilities of Hebrew speakers with chronic Aphasia. Paper presented at the 51?th? ?annual? ?conference? ?of? ?the? ?Israeli? ?Speech? ?Hearing? ?and? ?Language? ?Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2014, December). Between naming and reading: Acquired and developmental surface dyslexia in the phonological output: Clinical implications. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Biran, M. (2014, December). Aphasia treatment: from theory to clinical setting and vice versa. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2014, December). Transcranial Direct Current stimulation to improve naming abilities of Hebrew speakers with chronic Aphasia – an individualized based protocol. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Sharabi, L., Biran, M., Gvion, A., & Gil, M. (2014, December). The relationship between treatment outcome and the underlying deficit: Evidence from homophones naming treatment. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the Israeli Association of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: Basic science and clinical applications, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, August). Write or rong?: Two subtypes of surface dysgraphia. Colloquium at the MURDR Seminar Series, , ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University.
  • Biran, M., Gvion, A., Sharabi, L., & Gil, M. (2014, July). The relationship between treatment outcome and the underlying deficit: Evidence from homophones naming treatment. Paper presented at the International Neuropsychology Society 2014 Midterm Meeting, Neuropsychology: From Lab to Rehab, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, July). Anomia in the phonological output lexicon: Another source for surface dyslexia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). To bee or not to bea: Two subtypes of surface dysgraphia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., Khentov-Kraus, L., Gvion, A., Guggenheim, R., Lorber, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Vowel letter dysgraphia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, June). Write or rong?: Two subtypes of surface dysgraphia. Invited colloquium at the Macquarie University Reading Disorders Research Group (MURDR), Sydney.
  • Biran, M., & Gvion, A. (2014, February). Aphasia treatment: from theory to clinical setting and vice versa. Paper presented at the 50?th? ?Annual? ?Conference? ?of? ?the? ?Israeli? ?Speech? ?Hearing? ?and? ?Language? ?Association?, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Faran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). The genetics of developmental dyslexia and dysgraphia: Evidence from phenotypes of families. Poster session presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Faran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). The genetics of dyslexia and dysgraphia: evidence from familial phenotypes. Paper presented at the 50?th? ?annual? ?conference? ?of? ?the? ?Israeli? ?Speech? ?Hearing? ?and? ?Language? ?Association?, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, February). On the relation between word reading and naming: Surface dyslexia and anomia in the phonological output lexicon. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, February). On the relation between word reading and naming: Surface dyslexia and anomia in the phonological output lexicon. Paper presented at the Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). On the relation between phonological short term memory and language comprehension: Evidence from developmental cases. Poster session presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Shalev, N., Ophir, E., Gvion, A., Gil, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Dissociations between production processes of numbers and words. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Shalev, N., Ophir, E., Gvion, A., Gil, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Dissociations between production processes of numbers and words. Paper presented at the Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, October). Developmental and acquired surface dyslexia and anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon. Poster session presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • Gvion, A., Biran, M., Sharabi, L., & Gil, M. (2013, October). The representation of homophones in the phonological lexicon: Additional evidence from Hebrew. Paper presented at 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. Paper presented at the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2013, July). Is? ?there? ?interaction? ?between? ?lexical? ?retrieval? ?and? ?oral? ?reading???? ?Evidence? ?from? ?acquired? ?and? ?developmental? ?anomia? ?and? ?surface? ?dyslexia?. Paper presented at the ?The? ?Israel? ?Association? ?for? ?Literacy? ?and? ?Language, Kiryat? ?Ono?,?? ?Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, July). The connection between lexical retrieval and reading: Evidence from anomia and developmental and acquired surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, 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. Paper presented at the ?The? ?Israel? ?Association? ?for? ?Literacy? ?and? ?Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Lifshitz, A., Gvion, A., Vatine, J.J., & Mashal. M. (2013, June). The journey to the lost words: Using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to improve naming abilities among people with chronic aphasia due to stroke. Paper presented at the Israeli Presidential Conference, Binyaney Ha’uma, Israel.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2013, February). ?Is? ?there? ?interaction? ?between? ?lexical? ?retrieval? ?and? ?oral? ?reading???? ?Evidence? ?from? ?acquired? ?and? ?developmental? ?anomia? ?and? ?surface? ?dyslexia?.?? Paper presented at the 4??9?th? ?Annual? ?Conference? ?of? ?the? ?Israeli? ?Speech? ?Hearing? ?and? ?Language? ?Association?, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Biran, M. (2013, February). From theory to the treatment of Anomia: Evidenced based practice (review). Paper presented at the 4??9?th? ?Annual? ?Conference? ?of? ?the? ?Israeli? ?Speech? ?Hearing? ?and? ?Language? ?Association?, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, February). Is there interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading? Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech, Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2012, September). The interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading: Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 13th Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Gvion, A. (2012, September). Dysgraphia: subtypes. Writing assessment: updates and innovations. Paper presented at 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. Paper presented at the 13th International Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012, August). Between naming and reading: Phonological output lexicon impairment and surface dyslexia. Colloquium at the MURDR Seminar Series, Macquarie University.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012, August). Morphological decomposition and letter position. Colloquium at the Letter Position Dyslexia Day, Sydney.
  • Shlomy, A., Medemon-Frug, L., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, July). Diacritics as a treatment for developmental surface dyslexia. Presentation given at the Israel Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Nazelexia: Reading and writing Nyslexia instead of Dyslexia. Paper presented at the 48th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Nasalexia: when bat xen becomes man xed, and marak taim becomes barak naim. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Dyscravia: Writing "daple" for "table". Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Subtypes of developmental dyslexia. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Subtypes of developmental Surface dysgraphia. Paper presented at the The Israeli Neuropsychological Society meeting, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Dyscravia: Writing "daple" for "table". Paper presented at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2012, January). Consideration of inter-language differences in the adaptation of assessment tools. Symposium conducted at the Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations in Israel conference, Hadassa Academic College, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A. (2011, December). Different points of view on aphasia: Syndromes, psych-linguistic models and the social approach. Paper 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). Is there a relation between verbal working memory and sentence comprehension? Poster session presented at the Aphasia between Science and the Clinic: Current Findings of Language Research and their Implication for the Treatment Room, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel.
  • Faran, M., & Gvion, A. (2011, February). Flaccid dysarthria, as is manifested in Guillain-Barre: two case studies. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A & Friedmann, N. (2011, February). Types of semantic knowledge and their effect on lexical retrieval in aphasia. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., Shvimer, L., Kerbel, N., Rahamim, E., Gvion, A. & Kohnen, S. (2010, July). Treatment directions for letter position dyslexia and attentional dyslexia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Society for Scientific Studies, Reading, Berlin, Germany.

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