Dr. Cate Crowley walks us through an appropriate evaluation of a culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) preschooler, previously misdiagnosed. She takes us from the parent interview, to interacting with the child, writing the evaluation and even formulating appropriate IEP goals.
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 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 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.
Stephanie reminds us to be sympathetic to the challenges our students face and provides strategies to motivate and support adolescent readers.
Stephanie provides strategies that providers and parents alike can use with children from low income backgrounds to support emergent literacy.
Stephanie discusses the importance of educating parents so that they know how to support their child’s literacy development before they enter school.