Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Early Intervention Evaluations – ASHA 0.45 CEU Self-Study Course

Developed by Dr. Catherine Crowley, this self study course focuses on components of a quality Early Intervention evaluation considering current law/regulations, informed clinical opinion, and evidence-based practice. Topics include  the misuse of standardized tests, the importance of parents, when a bilingual evaluation is necessary, and how to identify Childhood Apraxia of Speech, all through a video case study model.

Please read the Learning Outcomes and Outline and follow the directions below to complete the self-study program.

1. View and study the Video Modules for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Early Intervention Evaluations.

2. You will need to read the following documents:

Review by of research by Olswang, L .B., Rodriguez, B., & Timler, G. (1998) article “Recommending Intervention for Toddlers With Specific Language Learning Difficulties”

The Critical Questions for Early Intervention by Catherine Crowley, accessible at

3. Complete and Pass the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Early Intervention Evaluations Online Assessment

CEU Online Assessment Instructions

  • Click the link above to access the assessment page, and follow the instructions on the screen. After reading the introduction to the assessment, you will be taken to a page in which you must enter your required information.
  • Information Fields
    • Fill out the required information fields. This information is for ASHA reporting purposes only, and will not be distributed to third parties
    • Entering your ASHA ID# is OPTIONAL. To receive the ASHA CEU credits for completing this course, you must enter your ASHA ID# at the beginning of the assessment. If you do NOT wish to receive ASHA CEU credits for completing this course, please enter 8 zeros (00000000). Do NOT leave this field blank.
  • Passing the Assessment
    • You will have 60 minutes to complete the 40 questions on this assessment
    • You must answer 80% [32/40] of the questions correctly to pass the assessment. When you score 80% or better, you will be emailed a copy of your Certificate of Completion (note: Certificate of Completion is not proof of ASHA CEU credits earned)
    • After you have answered all the questions, click the » (NEXT) button
    • You will immediately be taken to a page revealing your score, whether or not you passed, and a breakdown of your answers
    • You can take the assessment as many times as you need to pass it
  • Assessment Navigation
    • Use the « (PREVIOUS) and » (NEXT) buttons to move from page to page
    • If you click the » (NEXT) button at the end of the test before completing all answers, your assessment will be submitted as is
    • It is recommended to use Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer to complete this assessment. Google Chrome is not a recommended web browser.
  • CEU Credits
    • CEU credits from LEADERSproject are submitted to ASHA and assessed every six months (in June and December). AHSA CEU credits will be awarded within 45 days of submitting them.
    • To check your ASHA CEU credits, log on to your ASHA account and view your CE Registry
  • If you have any questions or feedback, contact us.

When you are ready, CLICK HERE to begin the assessment.