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RIPA G-2. The Ross Information
Processing Assessment-Geriatric: 2nd
Edition. A comprehensive, norm-referenced,
assessment battery designed to identify, de-
scribe and quantify cognitive-linguistic deficits
in the geriatric population (individuals 55
years and older). Speech-language pathologist,
neuropsychologists, psychologists, and other
rehabilitation professionals can use the test.
The RIPA-G:2 is an individually administer test, taking approximately 30 minutes to complete. It can be used to diagnosis (mild, moderate or severe) cognitive-linguistic problems and to do research that focuses on the cognitive processing in the elderly population.
081584895 Complete Kit
081584903 Examiner’s Manual
081584911 Examiner’s Record Booklet
(ABCD) Arizona Battery for
Communication Disorders of
Dementia. By Kathryn Bayles and Cheryl
Tomoeda. A comprehensive assessment
and screening tool for use with dementia
patients. The ABCD was standardized on
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease pa-
tients and young and older non-disabled
adults (reliability and validity information
contained in manual). Test is useful in
differential diagnosis, monitoring change
over time, program and discharge planning. Its 14 subtests can be given collectively or indi- vidually, making this test efficient and time saving. Areas tested include:
• Linguistic expression
• Linguistic comprehension
• Verbal episodic memory
• Visuospatial construction
• Mental status
The complete ABCD Kit includes: Manual, 25 response record forms, laminated scoring and interpretation card, “Stimulus Book A,“ ”Stimulus Book B” and a sturdy storage box. ©1993 920407
(FLCI) Functional Linguistic
Communication Inventory. By Kathryn
Bayles and Cheryl K.Tomoeda. Useful
tool to assess information processing in
moderate and severe dementia patients.
Simple 30-minute test requires no special
training to administer, yet yields invalu-
able information about levels of function,
severity of deficits and preserved func-
tional skills. An indispensable resource for
planning treatment goals, writing reports,
discharge summaries, educating family and caregivers. Areas assessed include:
• Greeting and naming
• Answering questions
• Writing
• Sign comprehension
• Object-to-picture matching
• Word reading and comprehension
• Following commands
• Pantomime, gesture and conversation
Complete kit includes: Manual, 25 response record forms, 25 score form sheets, Object Kit and sturdy storage box. ©1994
Language/Cognitive Assessments
(RIPA-2) Ross
2nd Edition.
By Deborah Ross-
Swain. Quickly
quantify levels
of cognitive-lin-
guistic deficits in
TBI victims and
compare severity
levels in each of 10 areas tested: • Immediate Memory
• Recent Memory
• Temporal Orientation (Recent Memory)
• Temporal Orientation (Remote Memory) • Spatial Orientation
• Orientation to Environment
• Recall of General Information
• Problem Solving and Abstract Reasoning • Organization
• Auditory Processing and Retention Information gained is invaluable for devel- oping rehab goals and objectives. Revised RIPA has additional studies demonstrating its reliability, validity and absence of age and gender bias with brain-injured indi- viduals. Ease of use is increased with clearer procedural instructions and standard scores in addition to raw scores and percentiles. Administration time: 60 minutes. The com- plete kit includes: Examiner’s Manual, 25 record forms, 25 profile/summary forms and sturdy storage box. ©1996.
920416 Complete Kit
920417 Record Forms
Workbook for
Language Skills. By
Susan Howell Brubaker,
M.S., CCC-SLP. Newly
formatted pages feature
user-friendly details
such as larger, clearer
print, visual line aids
and example boxes. Exercises are divided into sections for Reading, Writing and Word Retrieval. Contains target areas like sentence completions, reading comprehen- sion, spelling and sentence formulation. The workbook includes a new user’s guide for giving instructions and helpful sugges- tions; an assignments page to help users keep track of what has to be done and
for recording progress over time; and a new suggested answer key for most of the exercises. Speech and language pathology clinicians and individuals in need of self- study exercises will appreciate the updated Workbook for Language Skills.

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