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ERIC Number: EJ647171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9924
The Validity of Functional Assessments of Communication and the Activity/Participation Components of the ICIDH-2: Do They Reflect What Really Happens in Real-Life?
Worrall, Linda; McCooey, Robyn; Davidson, Bronwyn; Larkins, Brigette; Hickson, Louise
Journal of Communication Disorders, v35 n2 p107-37 Mar-Apr 2002
Three studies observed everyday communication of people with aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and in hospital. Simplification of real-life communication in the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health, variability of item sampling in existing assessments, and the complexity of real-life communication indicated three assessment levels: generic, population-specific, and individualized. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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