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FAQ by Donna Geffner


Question:
What do you think about early identification of Auditory Processing Disorders (APD)?

Answer:
A few recent articles have been published:

Lucker JR … Continue Reading

Summer “Work:” Ponder Your Screening Programs


Ok, it’s summer. No one wants to think about the fall and going back to school. I get it. But here’s the thing: … Continue Reading

Autism question


Nancy Castilleja is a senior Product Manager for speech and language products, including PLS-5.

Question:
I am doing a language assessment for a 5 year old boy diagnosed with autism. I plan to interview the parents and … Continue Reading

Progress Monitoring and Evidence-Based interventions with Review360 for SLPs


Q. Could you use Review360 for SLPs in wider applications outside your caseload?

A. Yes. Data collection, in general, is relatively universal. You … Continue Reading

Welcome to our Connections Learning® colleagues!


Q: What is the Pearson Connections Learning business?

A: Connections Learning® by Pearson is a division of Connections Education®, an accredited provider of … Continue Reading

Retesting Considerations circa 2016


Nancy Castilleja is a senior Product Manager for speech and language products, including PLS-5.

Question:
We often are asked, what is an appropriate or optimal time interval before a child can be retested with the same language … Continue Reading

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