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Accounting on time limit for test items in CELF-5 Metalinguistics


Shannon Wang is a Senior Research Director.

Question:
In the CELF-5 Metalinguistics administration instructions, it gives a time limit for each test. For example, in the “Making Inferences” test, it … Continue Reading

Marking distortions of speech sounds as errors


Shannon Wang is a Senior Research Director.

Question:
Do distortions of speech sounds count as errors? How do I mark that on Q global?

Answer:
All distortions are counted as … Continue Reading

Your favorite Ron Goldman Story


Tina Eichstadt is a senior Product Manager for speech and language products.

Thousands of us knew him.

Most of us could come up with at least one story connecting him to our lives in some … Continue Reading

Terminology: What’s in a Name?


Tina Eichstadt

Question:
Terminology: What’s in a Name?

Answer:
This month’s question is actually for you–not from you! We continue to watch the worlds of … Continue Reading

The difference between Spanish dominance and Spanish Proficiency


ruth-fernandez

Question:
What is the difference between Spanish dominance and Spanish proficiency?

Answer:
The concept of dominance encompasses the subtle differences in levels of … Continue Reading

Using Alternate Vocabulary in CELF-4


Marie Sepulveda Ramos, MS CCC-SLP, Research Director, Pearson

Question:
I work in central Texas where there is a large Mexican-American population. I just received a referral for a child from Cuba. … Continue Reading

Bilingual Assessments


Marie Sepulveda Ramos, MS CCC-SLP, Research Director, Pearson

Question:
The children I test only speak Spanish at home but they speak English at school. Can I just test them in English … Continue Reading

An Interesting Study on Home Technology Use


Tina Eichstadt is a senior Product Manager for speech and language products.

Recently I was alerted to a consumer survey that was done by SoftwareAdvice, a group that reviews various software applications and provides consultation … Continue Reading

Interpreting Pragmatic Language Impairment with CCC-2


Shannon Wang is a Senior Research Director.

Question:
I have questions regarding the detection and interpretation of a Pragmatic Language Impairment with the Children’s Communication Checklist 2 U.S. Version. For … Continue Reading

Early Intervention: Screening for Auditory Skills


Tina Eichstadt is a senior Product Manager for speech and language products.

Question:
I’m working with a PreK-K population and I want to screen the students for basic auditory skills as I collaborate with the … Continue Reading