6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- 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 structure of language including syntax, morphology, and phonology.
- 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.
- Refers to the meaning of language (semantics)
- 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).
- Incorporates families into the assessment and treatment process. This construct is designed to recognize the importance of connections with family members in communication development.
6 True/False questions
Developmental Age → 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.
Production → The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).
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.
Interactive 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.
Pre-linguistic Communication → The use of speech or writing to express meaning.
Neutralist Approach → An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians base their diagnostic decisions on test scores without taking social norms into consideration.