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25 Cards in this Set

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Meaning of Dx
diagnostic, evaluation, assessment
treatment, intervention, therapy
gestational age
age into pregnancy
ca and corrected age
chronological age; ca-preterm
3 components of difference
-deviation from mainstream
-not result pathology/ interrupted development
-may have associated penalties but does not compromise quality of life
3 components disorder
-upset normal function
-result pathology/ arrested development
-penalties compromise quality of life
genderlect; idiolect; dialect
gender based; individual's way of speaking; variation of language
dialect - 2 factors
shared by speech community, has rule based modifications
ASHA def communication disorder
"an impairment in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend concepts or verbal, nonverbal, and graphic symbol systems
suspect problem, fail screening, in depth diag. testing, intervention planned
intervention based on
strengths/ weaknesses of dx; specific goals
IDEA (indi. dis. edu. act)
for all 0-21
Severity and WNL WFL
mild, moderate, severe, profound
-within normal limits, within functional limits
Questions of assessment (8)
-problem?, diagnosis, strengths, severity, recommendations, prognosis, deficit area, cause
About etiology
congenital/ acquired
predisposing- genetic
precipitating- trigger

organic- physical cause (medicaL)
somatogenic- syndrome (medical)
functional/ psychogenic- (behavioral)
person first language
individual with autism
during assessment
-case history, interview, observation (sampling), check hearing, oral mechanism exam, standardized tests (norm/ criterion referenced), dynamic assessment, diagnosis, closing interview, report
with standardized testing check validity, reliability READ the manual
norm v. criteria referenced
-norm- compared to normal sample
-criteria- client's strengths and weaknesses
sometimes standardized test ineffective so
dynamic, recorded sample (also shows social interaction/ behavior)
dx report is basis for intervention
legal document; protected health information (PHI)
info protected by ADA, HIPAA
criminal and civil penalties for violating, client must signed form that record by used for treatment/ payment by clinic
YOU cannot
take info, discuss clients in public place, take pictures of clients, reveal clients' identity
slp is EBP
evidence based practice; research, experience, quality of life
we "provide service that are based on careful, professional reasoning"