Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Recovery Process of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury. Jessica D. Richardson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. ASHA Scope of Practice. ASHA = American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Recovery Process of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
Jessica D. Richardson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
1 - Pre-assessment.
2 - The development of a clinical question regarding diagnosis, intervention, and/or discharge.
3 - Selection of assessment instruments.
4 - Assessment.
5 - Using the information to determine intervention approach.
6 - Intervention.
7 - Re-assessment.
Measure the knowledge and support skills of the people in the everyday life of the person with TBI
5. Collaboration with other professionals
Rehabilitation Coordinator/Case Manager
Source: Christine C. O’Hara and Minnie Harrell, Rehabilitation with Brain Injury Survivors: An Empowerment Approach, Aspen Publishers, Inc., 1991.
Remember, assessment should be ongoing
Also, the final stage of evidence-based practice is to evaluate whether or not the chosen approach is working and to make modifications as necessary.
TBI and COMMUNICATION
TBI and EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
TBI and ATTENTION
Common terms and categorization in testing and treatment
TBI and MEMORY
TREATING THE WHOLE PATIENT