Communication aids for the speech impaired : cost and quality-of-life outcomes of assessment programs provided by Specialist Communication Aids Centers in the United Kingdom : Technology and disability.
An evaluation was conducted of the approaches, costs, and quality-of-life outcomes associated with communication aid assessment programs for the speech-impaired provided by specialist Communication Aids Centres (CACs) in the United Kingdom.
The average costs of CAC assessment programs was £410 per client, which is not excessive.
There was evidence of moderate quality-of-life benefits from clients'use of the recommended aids.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble langage, Trouble communication, Handicap, Aide handicapé, Programme sanitaire, Analyse coût, Efficacité traitement, Qualité vie, Economie santé, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Système augmentatif communication
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Language disorder, Communication disorder, Handicap, Handicapped aid, Sanitary program, Cost analysis, Treatment efficiency, Quality of life, Health economy, United Kingdom, Europe, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0441576
Code Inist : 002B18I13. Création : 01/03/1996.