6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Difficulties acquiring language in the absence of any other mental, sensory, motoric, emotional, or experiential deficits (functional disorder).
- Incorporates families into the assessment and treatment process. This construct is designed to recognize the importance of connections with family members in communication development.
- 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.
- Refers to the meaning of language (semantics)
- Refers to the social aspects of language, which are also called Pragmatics.
- non-standardized approaches to assessment provide descriptive information about tasks children routinely encounter in their environment. Unlike norm-referenced measures, scores are not compared to the average scores fo same-age peers.
6 True/False questions
Trans-disciplinary Assessment → 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.
Multi-disciplinary Assessment → 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.
Form → Refers to the structure of language including syntax, morphology, and phonology.
Production → The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).
Chronological Age → 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).
Normative Approach → An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians base their diagnostic decisions on test scores without taking social norms into consideration.