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Understanding Assessment: The Critical Questions

Dr. Catherine Crowley developed these questions over the course of her clinical practice. She has found them to be the most effective and valid pieces of information needed by the evaluator in order to distinguish language difference from disorder, especially in culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Ghana January 2014: Fourth and Final Day at Korle Bu

Today was our final day at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. We spent the morning providing outpatient speech and language therapy to patients who ranged in age and diagnosis, from adult stroke patients to young children with hearing loss, and everything in between! We are...

Ghana Summer 2013: Communication Passports

We returned to Korle Bu Hospital today and had a busy morning, doing assessments for about 15 clients. As usual, we worked with Albert but we were also joined today by Clement, a Ghanaian man trained as a speech language pathologist in the UK, and Karen Wylie, an...

Ghana 2013: First Day at Korle Bu Hospital

Today, on African Union Day, we began our week at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Every Friday for approximately 6 years so far, Albert Osei Bagyina, the one and only speech therapist in Kumasi, travels on an overnight bus to get to Accra to conduct evaluations and...