Screening supplement for rehabilitative needs assessment

This goal of this study was to develop a brief self-assessment screening that could be used as part of a rehabilitative needs assessment. The authors concluded the two scales they developed (communication problems & psychosocial adjustment to hearing impairment) can be used to screen for communication and adjustment problems that warrant a comprehensive rehabilitative assessment. (Demorest, Wark & Erdman. 2011. American Journal of Audiology, 20, 100-110).

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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