American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Functional Assessment of Verbal Reasoning and Executive Strategies (FAVRES)

Author(s):Sheila MacDonald
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CCD Publishing (www.iccdpublishing.com)
Year:2005
Age Range:Adults- 18.0-79.0 Student version in press (ages 12-19)
Administration Time:55 minutes
Language(s):English, French (Canadian)
Computerized Scoring:No
Description:The FAVRES assesses higher level cognitive-communication disorders on 4 tasks that simulate the complex activities of daily life. It was designed specifically for individuals with acquired brain injury. It provides standard scores for reasoning accuracy, rationale, and efficiency, as well as an analysis of reasoning sub-skills: getting the facts, eliminating irrelevant information, weighing the facts, flexibility, generating alternatives, and predicting consequences.

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