This is Part 2 of a four-part series. This course focuses on assessment strategies for adults with acquired physical impairments, specifically those with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Assessment areas and specific tools for each area are discussed, along with how to use assessment results to match features of speech-generating devices (SGDs) to an individual's needs.
Part 1: Course 9851, Part 3: Course 9879, Part 4: 9880
Course created on September 14, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify primary areas to be assessed in order to determine appropriate treatment recommendations for individuals with ALS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a minimum of three tools that can be utilized when assessing individuals with ALS.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to analyze assessment results to determine the SGD features best suited for a given individual.
|5-10 Minutes||Brief summary of Part 1|
|10-30 Minutes||Assessment areas|
|30-55 Minutes||Assessment tools|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Katrina Fulcher-Rood CCC-SLP is an associate professor at SUNY Buffalo State College. Her research examines the diagnostic decision-making practices of school-based speech-language pathologists. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in assessment, augmentative and alternative communication, and school-based issues.
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