Modeling of speech therapy assessment in regional pedagogical and psychological support centers
Keywords:speech therapy, assessment, children with speech disorders, International classification of function, support centre
Scientific indication chains with practical knowledge to prepare professionals to work effectively with children with speech disorders and their families. The importance of scientific evidence from around the world on speech disorders, assessment, analysis, diagnosis and intervention and its acquarance with practical knowledge to prepare speech therapists to work with children and their families is obvious and crucial.
The significance of this issue becomes more valuable when changes and reforms are taking place within the educational system in the country - something that has happened in Armenia and still requires research and adjustments in the field. The following study is guided by the contemporary framework that directs the successful assessment of speech disorders in children: World Helth Organization’s International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health - Children and Youth (ICF-CY) (2007).
The article provides comprehensive, legislative, practical and clinical information for modeling speech therapy assessment within the scope of new reforms taken place in the country.
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