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An Evidence-Based Aphasia Clinic: A Work in Progress

Fucetola, Robert and Tucker, Fran and Blank, Karen and Corbetta, Maurizio
An Evidence-Based Aphasia Clinic: A Work in Progress. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004) / : (2004).

Abstract

The development of an evidence-based aphasia clinic will be described. Individual
patient care paths are developed according to empirically supported, evidence-based
aphasia treatments (Class I, II, III evidence); a cognitive neuropsychological model; and
the World Health Organization International Classification of Health, Disability and
Function (ICF). Multi- layered assessments are obtained at the ICF impairment and
activity/participation levels throughout treatment (i.e., weekly treatment probes, monthly
discourse probes, and bi-annual aphasia and neuropsychological assessments). Bi-weekly
staffings address client progress. The successes and challenges of addressing treatment
effectiveness within a typical out-patient clinical setting will be discussed.

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Abstract
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:1596
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2004 : 34th : Park City, UT : May 2004)
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