The PLS-5 Spanish is designed to determine the presence and severity of a receptive, expressive, or receptive-expressive language delay or disorder and only be used to probe for information and not to identify a disorder or disability.
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 resource consists of reviews of standardized measures of cognition and affect that may be used to provide information for determining eligibility for special education and for planning the education of students who have an educational disability.
This module reviews what the law says regarding disability evaluations of preschoolers, especially for those preschoolers who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
This module introduces the psychometric characteristics used to judge the validity of assessments that are used in determining disabilities.
In this module, Cate discusses the validity of standardized tests and whether they measure what they claim to measure.
In this module, Cate explains two types of reliability (test-retest and inter-examiner) in terms of standardized tests.
This module examines the role of standard error of measurement in standardized language and psycho-educational tests.
This module explains that the administrator must be able to “see” that the child has a disability, based on the data and examples included in the evaluation.
Now that viewers have completed the video module series and learned about the bias and psychometric flaws inherent in standardized tests, Cate asks evaluators to change the clinical practice.