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Assessment for Living With Aphasia (ALA)

Developed with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, via the Ontario Stroke Network, this comprehensive assessment package provides tools to better assess the impact of aphasia and identify the factors that affect the quality of life and exacerbate or reduce disability.


Benefits of the Assessment

  • Provides quantitative and qualitative data from the perspective of the person living with aphasia
  • Uses pictographic approach which allows for participation across a full range of severity
  • Based on Living with Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement A-FROM
  • In line with World Health Organization’s ICF
  • Psychometrically sound: demonstrated reliability and validity (n=101)
  • Captures real-life issues for planning and evaluating aphasia treatment and making funding decisions


Price: $350 CAD


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1. Is the ALA intended as an aid for development of therapy goals?
2. Does it assess progress over time?
3. What are its psychometric properties?
5. Can the ALA be used to administer to adult’s who use AAC (may have CP, MS, ALS, possibly ABI)?
6. Can the ALA measure quality of life and particularly leisure aspects of clients with aphasia’s lives pre and post having a volunteer?
7. How do I purchase an ALA?

Click here to order an ALA, either by credit card or by cheque.

If you’re ordering by cheque, please include in the notes section of your order any pertinent information such as P.O. number if applicable. Once your cheque is received, your order will be dispatched. Cheques may be mailed to the following address, attention Online Store:

Aphasia Institute
73 Scarsdale Road
Toronto, ON  M3B 2R2

Please be advised we are NOT responsible for any additional charges levied from overseas postal services.