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Aphasia Diagnostics evaluates the speech, language and cognitive skills of adults who have suffered a brain injury or noted a change in any of the communicative abilities.
From more than 60 standardized tools, the diagnostician chooses the most appropriate tests for the individual. The diagnostician interprets all the results, helps develop the individual's treatment plan and documents improvement over time. Testing helps the diagnostician understand the extent of the deficit and identify the strengths that remain.
What does a speech-language pathologist evaluate after a brain injury?Speech and language pathologists evaluate the brain functions associated with communicative skills because one or all of them can be affected by the brain damage.
These include the abilities to:
The evaluation of these and other abilities using standardized methods helps determine an individual's strengths and weaknesses and where they stand in relation to other adults who have had brain injuries. Looking at the total picture also helps speech and language pathologists prepare an individualized treatment program to maximize each person's abilities and to document improvements over time.
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