Communication Sciences & Disorders
|Type of Study:||Discourse -- free speech (conversation), picture description, procedural discourse|
Turkstra, L, Quinn-Padron, M., Johnson, J. E., Workinger, M. S., & Antoniotti, N. (2012). In-person versus telehealth assessment of discourse ability in adults with traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27(6), 424. pdf
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These data were gathered in conjunction with a study of in-person vs Telehealth assessment of discourse in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants were age 18 or older, with adequate hearing for the study, and no history of premorbid medical or neurological condition affecting communication, language, or learning ability. They were English speaking, and were classified as initially having moderate or severe TBI. All were at least 6 months post injury, and all had cognitive and oral communication skills adequate to participate in a conversation.
A link to demographic data for these participants can be found here, and RBANS test results here.