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AUCD: Welcome Reception and Poster Session: Facing the Challenge of Assessing Quality of Life of Children with Profound and Multiple Disabilities


pdf File Poster AUCD2013 Delphi.pdf [download]


Laura E. Gomez, Mrs

Other Presenter(s)

Laura E. Gomez, PhD, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, QC, Spain;
Victor Arias, PhD, University of Talca, Talca, QC, Spain;
Patricia Navas, PhD, Nisonger Center, Columbus, OH, United States;
Elsa Pena, PhD, University of Granada, Granada, QC, Spain;
Yolanda Fontanil, PhD, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, QC, Spain;


The goal of this poster is to present a Delphi study carried out to get a better understanding of central quality of life indicators composing quality of life for children and teenagers with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. The main result of this study is an operationalization of quality of life for this population with adequate evidences of validity.

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