"Well it has to be language-related": speech-language pathologists' goals for people with aphasia and their families.

@article{Sherratt2011WellIH,
  title={"Well it has to be language-related": speech-language pathologists' goals for people with aphasia and their families.},
  author={Sue Sherratt and Linda Worrall and Charlene Pearson and Tami Howe and Deborah Hersh and Bronwyn Joy Davidson},
  journal={International journal of speech-language pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={317-28}
}
Goal-setting is considered an essential part of rehabilitation practice and integral to person-centredness. However, people with aphasia are not always satisfied with goal-setting, and speech-language pathologists are concerned about the appropriateness of therapy. Furthermore, family members are often excluded from goal-setting, despite the impact aphasia has on them. The actual goals set by clinicians for clients with aphasia and their family members have not yet been investigated. This study… CONTINUE READING
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