Practice Guidelines of the ANCDS

Evidence Based Practice Guidelines for the Management of Communication Disorders in Neurologically Impaired Individuals

Project Introduction

 

Evidenced Based Practice Documentation for:


 

Acquired Apraxia of Speech:

I.  Published Articles:

Wambaugh, J., Duffy, J., McNeil, M., Robin, D., Rogers, M. Treatment Guidelines for Acquired Apraxia of Speech: A Synthesis and Evaluation of the Evidence. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 2, pp. xv-xxxiii. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Wambaugh, J., Duffy, J., McNeil, M., Robin, D., Rogers, M. Treatment Guidelines for Acquired Apraxia of Speech: Treatment Descriptions and Recommendations. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 2, pp. xxxv-lxvii. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Wambaugh, J. Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech: Lessons for Future Research. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 4, pp.317-321. Copyright © 2006 Delmar Learning, a division of Thomson Learning, Inc. PDF


Practice Guidelines for Aphasia:

I.  Published Articles:

Beeson, P.M. & Robey, R.R. (2006). Evaluating single-subject treatment research: Lessons learned from the aphasia literature. Neuropsychological Review, 16, 161-169 PDF

III.  Supplemental Tables


Practice Guidelines for Dementia:

I.  Published Articles:

Bayles, K., Kim, E., Chapman, S., Zientz, J., A., Rackley, A., Mahendra, N., Hopper, T., Cleary S. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Simulated Presence Therapy. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 3, pp. xiii-xxi. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Kim, E., Cleary, S., Hopper, T., Bayles, K., Mahendra, N., Azuma, T., Rackley, A. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Group Reminiscence Therapy. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 3, pp. xxiii-xxxiv. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Hopper, T., Mahendra, N., Kim, E., Azuma, T., Bayles, K., Cleary, S., Tomoeda, C. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Spaced-Retrieval Training. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 13, Number 4, pp. xxvii-xxxiv. Copyright © 2005 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Zientz, J., Rackley, A., Chapman, S., Hopper, T., Mahendra, N., Cleary, S. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations: Caregiver-Administered Active Cognitive Stimulation for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 15, Number 3, pp. xxvii-xxxiv. Copyright © 2007 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Zientz, J., Rackley, A., Chapman, S., Hopper, T., Mahendra, N., Kim, E. Cleary, S. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations: Educating Caregivers on Alzheimer’s Disease and Training Communication Strategies. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 15, Number 1, pp. liii-lxiv. Copyright © 2007 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Mahendra, N., Kim, E., Bayles, K., Hopper, T., Azuma, T. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Computer-Assisted Cognitive Interventions (CACIs). Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 13, Number 4, pp. xxxv-xliv. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

Mahendra, N., Hopper, T., Bayles, K., Azuma, T., Cleary S., Kim E. Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations for Working with Individuals with Dementia: Montessori-Based Interventions. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Volume 14, Number 1, pp. xv-xxv. Copyright © 2006 Thomson Delmar Learning. Thomson and Delmar Learning are trademarks used herein under license. PDF

II.  Technical Reports

  1. Spaced-Retrieval Training
  1. Evidence Table

Practice Guidelines for Dysarthria:

I.  Published Articles:

Yorkston, K. M., Hakel, M., Beukelman, D. R., & Fager, S. 2007). Evidence for effectiveness of treatment of loudness, rate or prosody in dysarthria: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 15(2), xi-xxxvi. PDF

Duffy, J. R., & Yorkston, K. M. (2003). Medical interventions for spasmodic dysphonia and some related conditions: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology , 11(4), ix-iviii. PDF

Spencer, K., Yorkston, K., Duffy, J., Behavioral Management of Respiratory/Phonatory Dysfunction from Dysarthria: A Flowchart for Guidance in Clinical Decision Making. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. Vol. 11, No. 2, pp xxxix-lxi. Copyright 2003 by Delmar Learning, a division of Thomson Learning, Inc. PDF

Yorkston, K. M., Spencer, K. A., & Duffy, J. R. (2003). Behavioral management of respiratory/phonatory dysfunctionfrom dysarthria: A systematic review of the evidence. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. 11(2), xiii-xxxviii. PDF

Yorkston, K. M., Spencer, K. A., Duffy, J. R., Beukelman, D.R., Golper, L. A., Miller, R. M., et al. (2001). Evidence-based medicine and practice guidelines: Application to the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 9(4), 243-256. PDF

Yorkston, K. M., Spencer, K. A., Duffy, J. R., Beukelman, D.R., Golper, L. A., Miller, R. M., Strand, E. A., & Sullivan,M. (2001). Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines for Dysarthria: Management of Velopharyngeal Function. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 9(4), 257-273. PDF

Hanson, E., Yorkston, K. M., & Britton, D. (2011). Dysarthria in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A systematic review of characteristics, speech treatment and AAC options. Journal of Medical Speech - Language Pathology, 19(3), 12-30. PDF

Hanson, E., Yorkston, K., & Beukelman, D. (2004). Speech supplementation techniques for dysarthria: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 12(2), ix-xxix.

Baylor, C., Yorkston, K. M., Eadie, T. L., Strand, E. A., & Duffy, J. (2006). A systematic review of outcome measurement in unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 14(1), xxvii-lvii.

II.  Technical Reports

  1. Velopharyngeal Evidence Based Practice Guidelines

    1. Tables

  2. Medical Interventions for Spasmodic Dysphonia & Some Related Conditions:  A Systematic Review

    1. Tables

  3. Evidence for the Behavioral Management of the  Respiratory/Phonatory System

    1. Tables

  4. Speech Supplementation Techniques for Dysarthria:  A Systematic Review

    1. Tables


Practice Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury

I.  Published Articles:

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M. M., & Avery, J. (2005). Practice guidelines for standardized assessment for persons with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 13(2). PDF

Ylvisaker,M., Turkstra, L., Coelho, C., Yorkston, K.,Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M, Avery, J. Brain Injury, July 2007 Behavioural interventions for children and adults with behaviour disorders after TBI: A systematic review of the evidence; 21(8): 769–805 PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T., & Tursktra, L. Group intervention studies in the cognitive rehabilitation of individuals with traumatic brain injury: Challenges faced by researchers. Neuropsychology Review. 2006, 16 (4), 151-159. PDF

Sohlberg, M. M., Kennedy, M. R. T., Avery, J., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., & Yorkston, K. (2007). Evidence based practice for the use of external aids as a memory rehabilitation technique. Journal of Medical Speech Pathology, 15 (1). PDF

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C. (2005). The use of standardized tests for individuals with cognitive-communication disorders. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):215-22 PDF

Coelho, C., Ylvisaker, M., & Turkstra, L. (2005). Nonstandardized assessment approaches for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):223-41 PDF

Ylvisaker, M., Turkstra, L., & Coelho, C. (2005) Behavioral and social interventions for individuals with traumatic brain injury: a summary of the research with clinical implications. Seminars in Speech & Language. 26(4):256-67. PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T. & Coelho, C. (2005). Self-regulation after traumatic brain injury: A framework for intervention of memory and problem solving. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26,242-255. PDF

Sohlberg, M.M., Ehlardt, L., & Kennedy, M. (2005). Instructional techniques in cognitive rehabilitation: A preliminary report. Seminars in Speech and Language, 26, 268-279. PDF

Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M. M., & Avery, J. (2005). Practice guidelines for standardized assessment for persons with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 13(2).PDF

Sohlberg, M., Avery, J., Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Ylvisaker, M., Turkstra, L., & Yorkston, K.  (2003). Practice guidelines for direct attention training. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 11, 3, xix-xxxix. PDF

Kennedy, M. R., Avery, J., Coelho, C., Sohlberg, M., Turkstra, L., & Ylvisaker, M. (2002). Evidence-based practice guidelines for cognitive-communication disorders after traumatic brain injury: Initial committee report. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10(2), ix-xiii. PDF

Ylvisaker, M., Coelho, C., Kennedy, M., Sohlberg, M., Turkstra, M., Avery, J., & Yorkston, K. (2002). Reflections on evidence-based practice and rational clinical decision making. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10(3), xxv-xxxiii. PDF

Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., Sohlberg, M. M., Yorkston, K., Chiou, H. H. & Kan, P. F. Intervention for executive functions after traumatic brain injury: A systematic review, meta-analysis and clinical recommendations. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.2008, 18 (3), 257-299.  PDF

Table of Evidence for Kennedy et al, (2008). PDF 

Ehlardt, L., Sohlberg, M. M., Kennedy, M. R. T., Coelho, C., Turkstra, L., Ylvisaker, M., & Yorkston, K. Evidence-based Practice Guidelines for Instructing Individuals with Acquired Memory Impairments: What Have We Learned in the Past 20 Years? Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 2008, 18 (3), 300-342. PDF

MacDonald, S., & Wiseman-Hakes, C. (2010). Knowledge translation in ABI rehabilitation: A model for consolidating and applying the evidence for cognitive-communication interventions. Brain Injury24(3), 486–508. PDF

Wiseman-Hakes, C, MacDonald, S., & Keightley, M. (2010). Perspectives on evidence based practice in ABI rehabilitation. “Relevant Research”: Who decides?NeuroRehabilitation, 26, 355–368. PDF

II. Technical Report

1.  Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: Technical Report

Table 1. Results of survey in Appendix A. Standardized tests recommended by speech-language pathologists (n = 30) and rationale for their use.

Table 2. Test publishers’ and distributors’ test recommendations for speech-language pathologists evaluating cognitive-communication disorders in persons with TBI.

Table 3.. Review of all tests recommended by publishing companies, distributors or speech language pathologists.

Table 4. Detailed review of tests that include traumatic brain injury in the test purpose, applications, or standardization sample.

Table 5. Summary of tests and criteria.


Development of Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines: Committee Update:

Full text article from Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology