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The Aphasia Communication Outcome Measure: Item Reduction, Scaling, and Concurrent Validity of Self-Reported Communicative Functioning in Aphasia

Doyle, Patrick and Hula, William and Hula, Shannon and Ross, Katherine and Wambaugh, Julie and Schumacher, James and Roehrig, Ann
The Aphasia Communication Outcome Measure: Item Reduction, Scaling, and Concurrent Validity of Self-Reported Communicative Functioning in Aphasia. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2012 : 42nd : Lake Tahoe, CA : May 20-25, 2012) / : (2012).

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Abstract

While there have been many advances over the past 40 years, barriers to effective measurement of functional communication skills in adults with aphasia remain. First, the ability range targeted by current assessments frequently falls below the ability level of many community-dwelling stroke survivors (Frattali, 1992). Second, the burden of assessment associated with most functional communication assessments is high, limiting their use in the current healthcare environment (Worrall, 2001).

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:2406
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2012 : 42nd : Lake Tahoe, CA : May 20-25, 2012)