This document presents a speech and language evaluation for “GM,” a 9;7 old English/Spanish bilingual who was diagnosed with a moderate receptive-expressive language disorder.
Dr. Cate Crowley created this document to support speech language pathologists in appropriate disability determination, from carrying out the assessment to writing a quality report. Included here is a template along with the law, policy, and research supporting it as best practice in identifying individuals with disability.
In this video module, Cate introduces the child being evaluated for this case study and begins the evaluation by using a variety of materials available on LEADERSproject.org.
In this video module Cate continues to look at the child’s receptive language skills using excerpts of auditory comprehension subtests from the PLS-5 English and Spanish editions.
This evaluation was done by David Usdan, PhD for a 2;9 month old boy diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
This document presents appropriate goals for “Alex,” a 2;10 old English/ Spanish bilingual who was diagnosed with apraxia.
Module 6 in this series discusses real world applications in disability evaluations.
Module 5 in this series outlines some morphosyntactic features of American English dialects relating to the use of phrases, clauses and sentences.
Module 4 in this series outlines some morphosyntactic features of American English dialects relating to the use of adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions.
Module 1 outlines key considerations in the differentiation between a language disorder and a language difference. Find the other modules in this series below.