Children with hearing loss who use listening and spoken language increasingly reach performance within or above the average range on norm-referenced assessments of language ability prior to school entry but continue to perform below expectations on language-based academic skills such as reading. The purpose of this presentation will be to identify limitations of making service provision decisions primarily on the basis of norm-referenced vocabulary and total language assessments for children with hearing loss.
- After this course participants will be able to describe the limitations of norm-referenced assessments.
- After this course participants will be able to describe the intralinguistic variability of children with hearing loss who use spoken language.
- After this course participants will be able to identify assessment procedures that may be used to obtain better information about a child's spoken language service provision needs in school.
|5-25 Minutes||Study 1: Intralinguistic variability at a single point in time|
|25-30 Minutes||Limitations of formal assessments|
|30-50 Minutes||Study 2|
|50-55 Minutes||Implications and suggestions for practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Final Comments and Questions|
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