The Consent Support Tool has been designed to help health research professionals to obtain informed consent from people with communication disorders who wish to participate in research studies.
The Consent Support Tool contains a Manual and Form. The CST Manual contains the theoretical background to its development and evidence of its validity. The CST Form contains a screening test and guidance on communication strategies to use with people with communication disorders. One CST Form is completed for each person to determine the style of information to use when inviting them to participate in a research study.
The CST Manual comes with a set of 30 forms. The CST Forms can be purchased separately.