Publications on CASP

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The Communication Assessment Profile


The tool used by Speech and Language Therapists for assessing adults with learning difficulties


Anna van der Gaag

Publications on CASP

van der Gaag, A. (1988) Joint assessment of communication skills: formalising the role of the carer. British Journal of Learning Disabilities 35(1) p22-28.


Dormandy, K, van der Gaag, A. (1989) What colour are the alligators? A critical look at methods used to assess communication skills in adults with learning disabilities. British Journal of Disorders of Communication 24, 265-79.


van der Gaag, A. (1989) the view from Walter’s window: social environment and the communicative competence of adults with learning disabilities. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research 33, 221-227.


van der Gaag, A. Lawler, C. (1990). The validation of a language and communication assessment procedure for use with adults with learning difficulties. Health Bulletin, September 1990.


van der Gaag, A, Davies, P. (1994). Following the dolphins: an ethnographic study of speech therapists working with people with learning disabilities. European Journal of Disorders of Communication, 29, (2) 203-216.


van der Gaag, A. (1998). Keynote review: Communication skills and adults with learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 26, (3) 88-93.


van der Gaag, A. Dormandy, K. (1993). Communication and Learning Disabilities: New Map of an Old Country London: Whurr Publishers.


CASP, The Communications Assessment Profile. A tool developed by Dr Anna van der Gaag for assessing adults with learning disabilities.


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