COMMUNICATION+DIFFERENCES-+ASSESSMENT+AND+INTERVENTION+SPRING+2019.pptx

Example driving test clinical swallowing evaluation

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Example: Driving Test Clinical swallowing evaluation
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Formal tests should be valid and reliable _______: The extent to which we are measuring what we hope to measure _______: The ability of a test to yield consistent scores over repeated measures
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Video about test types POfwwkQE
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Example of a norm-referenced test in CSD: Preschool Language Scale-5 bkoY2H7o&list=PLXpt2SP7467nddVrCfAp R1J1zawAzLpEi&index=70
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6. Instrumentation Assessments for many types of communication disorders rely heavily on technological instrumentation. Examples: Normal Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study Cwy5Wfdf8nY Normal Endoscopic Swallowing Study 8eICovpb28
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III Interpreting assessment findings
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When assessment is complete, professionals interpret findings and characterize the disorder Assign Diagnosis Given when an area of communication is impaired SLPs can diagnose communication disorders E.g. aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, autism, etc. NOT dementia Assign Severity Clinician determines how severe the problem is mild, moderate, severe, profound Example Diagnoses: Severe bilateral sensorineural hearing loss Mild expressive aphasia Moderate oropharyngeal dysphagia
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_________ is selecting the correct disorder from others with similar features Example: Is the client having difficulty “finding words” (aphasia) or with initiating motor movements for speech (apraxia of speech)?
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Communication disorders are also characterized by age of onset, etiology, and progression Age of onset (when the disorder started) ________ : Before, during, or shortly after birth E.g. Cerebral palsy, childhood apraxia of speech, autism ________ : Occurs after a period of normal development E.g. Traumatic brain injury, Aphasia, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Etiology (cause of the disorder) ______ disorders have neurological or physiological causes E.g. Aphasia is caused by brain injury. Aphonia is caused by laryngectomies _______ disorders have no known cause E.g. Childhood language disorders, Autism Progression (how a disorder changes over time) Progressive or degenerative disorders (deteriorate over time) E.g ALS, MS, Muscular dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease Non-progressive (maintain over time) TBI, Down syndrome
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  • Spring '13
  • HollyKoegler
  • Norm-referenced test, Communication disorder, Criterion-referenced test

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