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qsha Phonatory and Functional Voice Outcomes Report. Traditional impairment-based cognitive communication assessments do not adequately capture the complex functional communication problems of individuals with traumatic brain injury TBI. Accordingly, the ASHA FACS permits a clinician or significant other to rate the functional consequences of language impairments on an individual’s basic communication skills e.

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In this framework, difficulty with functional communication may be conceptualized at the disability level as a functional consequence of language impairment. You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

The FACS of life ASHA facs–a functional outcome measure for adults.

A total of 43 items assess the rater’s observations of a patient’s functional status across four domains Social Communication; Communication of Basic Needs; Reading, Writing, and Number Concepts; and Daily Planning.

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The second objective is to describe the use of the ICF to conceptualize the functional communication abilities of individuals with TBI. A 7-point ordinal scale is used to rate the patient’s level of independence.


The scale is conceptually grounded in the World Health Organization’s model of international classification of impairments, disabilities, and handicaps ICIDH.

In this column, we discuss the need for Rasch analysis Rasch, to convert such ordinal, communication rating scales to equal-interval measures ashaa for evaluating and interpreting patient progress.

Finally, suggestions are provided regarding the use of the WHO-ICF framework by speech-language pathologists when they determine which functional communication activities are important to individuals with TBI, fac which measurement tools most accurately reflect the functional communication abilities of individuals with TBI.

To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now. The third objective is to discuss findings from a mapping analysis of three functional communication measures to the components of the ICF. Overall mean scores are calculated by dividing the total domain score by the total number of domains rated. Click I Have iTunes to open it now. Therefore, meaningful progress along a continuum from simple to more challenging functional communication tasks cannot be identified.