6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- A team of professionals works together to evaluate a child. Members of the team are not limited to the evaluation of any single area of development.
- An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians account for social norms and potential social, educational, vocational, and economic consequences of the child's language abilities in the decision-making process.
- Difficulties acquiring language in the absence of any other mental, sensory, motoric, emotional, or experiential deficits (functional disorder).
- Refers to the child's level of development in a given area (language). It is the age of most typically developing children at the time their language is similar to the language of the child being tested.
- Determining a child's age to compare them to other children the same age. We typically use years and months (2;3--2 years; 3 months).
- Occurs before the child uses words. It includes gestures and non-word vocalizations.
6 True/False questions
Neutralist Approach → An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians account for social norms and potential social, educational, vocational, and economic consequences of the child's language abilities in the decision-making process.
Interactive Assessment → Allows SLPs to test beyond the limits of behaviors the child displays in non-teaching (testing) situations. This type of testing helps clinicians decide whether poor test performance is due to language learning difficulties or lack of understanding of the test task, or limited exposure to the types of questions that are being asked.
Comprehension → The ability to understand language (the opposite of expression).
Criterion-referenced assessment → Administration of formal tests to determine how a child's performance on an aspect of language compares to the average performance of children who are the same chronological age.
Content → Refers to the meaning of language (semantics)
Production → The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).