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 discusses how traditional assessment procedures (i.e. standardized test scores) used for determining disability are problematic.
This module reviews what the law says regarding disability evaluations of preschoolers, especially for those preschoolers who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
In this module, Cate discusses the consequences of using test scores to determine disability.
In this module, Cate discusses the validity of standardized tests and whether they measure what they claim to measure.
In this module, Cate discusses the bias found in the WISC-4 Spanish. Using the normal curve, she plots the mean score of 2 groups- Group A: children from low SES backgrounds and Group B: children from high SES backgrounds.
This module examines validity issues for psychological tests such as the lack of validity of standardized IQ tests when used with bilingual individuals and English language learners (ELL).
This module examines the role of standard error of measurement in standardized language and psycho-educational tests.
This module examines different sources of bias that are present in commonly used standardized language tests.