The Assessor's SHAP Protocol provides detailed instructions for an assessor to conduct a SHAP. It is available to download in different languages:
The SHAP Forms
provide a range of forms for recording the SHAP.
Download the SHAP Flyer
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* Translation provided by Kumiko Sasao (OTR, Assistant Professor, Saitama Prefectural University), Masaki Nakagawa (OTR, National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities), Dr Toshiyuki Ishioka (OTR, Saitama Prefectural University), Dr Toyohiro Hamaguchi (OTR, Saitama Prefectural University)