The extent to which psychometric tests differentiate subgroups of children with SLI
- Selection of preschool language tests: a data-based approach. Plante, Elena; Vance, Rebecca // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jan94, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p15
Discusses preschool language test selection from a data-based perspective. Language disorders; 21 tests of language skills on norms for children ages four to five on ten psychometric criteria; Interexaminer reliability; Correlations with a measure of nonverbal skills.
- The use of spontaneous language measures as criteria for identifying children with specific... Dunn, Michelle; Flax, Judith // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun96, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p643
Examines the differences in groups of preschool children with specific language impairment (SLI) who were and were not identified as SLI through psychometric discrepancy criteria as well as the validity of quantitative measures. Standardized testing; Plays sessions; Spontaneous language rating...
- MORPHOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDERS: NEW TOOLS FOR RUSSIAN. Kornilov, Sergey A.; Rakhlin, Natalia V.; Grigorenko, Elena L. // Psychology in Russia. State of the Art;2012, p371
We describe preliminary data from two studies aimed at investigating the psychometric properties and validity of newly developed measures of morphological knowledge and skills in Russian, namely, the Word Structure subtest, and the Test of Morphological Awareness, in two samples of young...
- Hebrew language assessment measure for preschool children: A comparison between typically developing children and children with specific language impairment. Katzenberger, Irit; Meilijson, Sara // Language Testing;Jan2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p19
The Katzenberger Hebrew Language Assessment for Preschool Children (henceforth: the KHLA) is the first comprehensive, standardized language assessment tool developed in Hebrew specifically for older preschoolers (4;0â€“5;11 years). The KHLA is a norm-referenced, Hebrew specific assessment,...
- Getting the Word Out. Swigert, Nancy B. // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the programs for children with reading, spelling and written language disorders offered by Reading Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Contract of the organization with a marketing firm; Development of cost-effective forms of advertising to attract employees; Provision of diagnostic...
- Bamford-Lahey Offers up to $10,000 for Child Language Doctoral Students. // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on the scholarships offered by Bamford-Lahey Children's Foundation for doctoral students specializing in children's language disorders in the U.S. Evaluation of the ability of applicants to complete the doctoral programs; Increase of knowledge on children's language disorders;...
- Not Just Another Summer Camp. Werner, Anita // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the activities offered at Kamp Talkalot, a summer camp for the improvement of the pragmatic language intervention programs of children in Scottsdale, Arizona. Goal of the summer camp to improve the functional use of language; Assessment of the pragmatic language of children;...
- The Effect of Rate-Controlled Speech on the Auditory Receptive Scores of Children with Normal and Disordered Language Abilities. Blosser, Jean L.; Weidner, William E.; Dinero, Thomas // Journal of Special Education;Fall76, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p291
Presents a study which examined the influence of expanded speaking rate on the auditory comprehension of speech in children having language disorders. Review of related literature; Methods used; Results and discussion.
- HOW JEROME LEARNED TO READ. Markova, Dawna // Mothering;Jan/Feb2004, Issue 122, p68
Focuses on the problem related to dyslexia in children. INSET: Asset-Focused Parenting.