A summary of the National Literacy Panel’s findings with regard to evidence based literacy instructions for English Language Learners and suggestions for clinicians and educators.
In this video Stephanie Downey Toledo goes into the importance of SLPs in a schoolbase setting and the key role they play in literacy and reading development.
This module examines the implicit knowledge that proficient/native speakers have about their language through a linguistic task.
While using they Bayley III, scores should not be calculated or used to diagnose speech and/or language delay/disorder or to determine special education services.
The Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals-Fourth Edition (CELF-4) is a standardized test designed to assess the presence of a language disorder or delay and should only be used to probe for information and not to identify a disorder or disability.
This article highlighted the role that evaluators play in perpetuating the achievement gap between students from different socioeconomic backgrounds.
(McCauley & Swisher, 1984) Psychometric Review of Language and Articulation Tests for Preschool Children
This was one of the first of many articles publishing research demonstrating the severe limitations of using commercially available child language tests when assessing children for speech and language disability.