Objectives: To compare in-person versus telehealth (TH) assessment of discourse ability in adults with chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Design: Repeated-measures design with random order of conditions.
Participants: Twenty adults with moderate-to-severe TBI.
Method: Participants completed conversation, picture description, story-generation, and procedural description tasks. Sessions were video-recorded and transcribed.
Measures: Measures of productivity and quality of discourse.
Results: Significant differences between conditions were not detected in this sample, and feedback from participants was positive.
Conclusions: These preliminary results support the use of TH for the assessment of discourse ability in adults with TBI, at least for individuals with sufficient cognitive skills to follow TH procedures.