Category Archives: Severity Ratings

Can the parent give more than one severity rating per day?

Typically a severity rating for each day is used to measure progress. However, speech-language pathologists can use variations. Examples of variations are provided in the Lidcombe Program Treatment Guide. What is important is that the speech-language pathologist is clear about how the parent is giving the ratings so the information that the parent provides can be interpreted properly. It is important that the ratings are used in a way that is consistent and meaningful.