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Multilingual Aphasia Examination, Third Edition

Arthur L. Benton, PhD, Kerry deS. Hamsher, PhD, and Abigail B. Sivan, PhD; MAE Spanish Version by Gustavo J. Rey, PhD, Abigail B. Sivan, PhD, and Arthur L. Benton, PhD

Assesses aphasic symptoms in children ages 6–12 years and individuals ages 16–69 years
Paper and pencil, E-Manual
Age range:
6 years to 69 years
Qualification level:
All qualifications for Level B plus an advanced professional degree that provides appropriate training in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

The MAE assesses three different aspects of oral expression—naming, sentence repetition, and verbal associative capacity.

Features and benefits

  • Use the MAE to valuate the presence, severity, and qualitative aspects of aphasic disorder.
  • Three tests assess oral verbal understanding; one test assesses reading comprehension; and three tests assess oral, written, and block spelling.
  • Speech articulation and the fluency-nonfluency dimension of expressive speech are rated, but not systematically sampled. Writing is evaluated through a test of written spelling.
  • Two normative samples are used: individuals ages 16–69 years and children ages 6–12 years.

Available in Spanish

The MAE Kit has been adapted into U.S. Spanish. It includes a Spanish manual, Reading Stimulus Cards, Visual Stimulus Cards, set of tokens, and 100 each of all forms. Normative data are based on a sample of Cuban, Mexican, and Puerto Rican participants.