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Response To Intervention Includes Observation, Screening, AND TestingRTI, IDEA,

Posted on by Pat Van Slyke

The reauthorization of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 2004 has radically changed the way we identify students struggling with academics. As … Continue Reading

Learning Disabilities (LD), Testing and RTI

Posted on by Jeff Evans

This month, Clinical Café offers a look at learning disability (LD) and the response-to-intervention (RTI) model from a school psychologist and researcher’s perspective. … Continue Reading

The Bridge of Vocabulary Addresses the Need for Evidence-Based Vocabulary Intervention

Posted on by Judy Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Link to The Bridge of Vocabulary product page

The color purple. What does it mean? Combined with red, it can mean adventure, excitement, … Continue Reading

A Message from Our ASHA 2006 Annual Convention Scholarship Recipient

Posted on by Marie Howard, CCC-SLP

Another successful professional conference. Kudos to all convention/conference personnel who work so diligently to provide workshops, sessions, exhibits and accommodations that make our … Continue Reading

How to Measure Expressive Vocabulary in 20 Minutes or Less

Posted on by Dr. Kathleen Williams

Ask author Dr. Kathleen Williams to name one of her main goals in developing the Expressive Vocabulary Test, Second Edition (EVT-2) and she’ll … Continue Reading

The Validities

Posted on by Sarah Sweeney James

The report flew off of the printer just minutes before the family arrived. As the ink dried you embarked on your very articulate … Continue Reading

Dr. Doug Dunn Discusses The PPVT-4

Posted on by Dr. Doug Dunn

The fourth version of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT–4 instrument) will be released in November 2006. The most widely used norm-referenced test … Continue Reading

Summary of 2006 Schools ASHA Schools Conference

Posted on by Jan McEver

My trip to Phoenix for the 2006 Schools ASHA Conference was a blast. I have never been to a national conference so I … Continue Reading

Using the GFTA-2 Sounds in Sentences as Part of a Complete Language Assessment

Posted on by Kathy Swiney, MA, CCC/SLP, BRS-FD, ASHA Fluency Specialist

I don’t know about you, but I find that the assessment of language skills in children is one of the most challenging aspects … Continue Reading

Another Great 2006 ASHA Schools Conference!

Posted on by Tina Eichstadt, MS CCC-SLP

Having returned from Phoenix, AZ early last week, I’m still thinking about all the wonderful sessions and events that took place during the … Continue Reading