In this module, Cate introduces the DDPE module series by discussing why it is so important to get an accurate diagnosis. She does so by demonstrating a real-life evaluation step by step.
In this second module, Cate reviews the critical questions that should be asked of the parent during an evaluation and begins the first part of the interview with Alex’s mother.
In this third video module, Cate continues on with the critical questions that need to be answered during the parent interview.
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.
In this module Cate shows us how to elicit a quality narrative sample in order to assess expressive language.
In this module, Cate continues with the evaluation by performing an assessment of Alex’s speech and articulation through the use of an articulation screener from the PLS-5.
In this module Cate discusses using dynamic assessment using repetition of nonwords, sentences and syllables (Dollaghan & Campbell, 1998) to help confirm Alex’s diagnosis of developmental apraxia.
This module reviews how Cate combines all the information gathered during the assessment and puts it together into a diagnosis and final report.
In this module, Cate reviews the conclusions of the evaluation and works to develop goals that will provide the support that Alex really needs.