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Examining the Classification Accuracy of a Vocabulary Screening Measure With Preschool Children

This study investigated the classification accuracy of the Dynamic Indicators of Vocabulary Skills (DIVS) as a preschool vocabulary screening measure. With a sample of 240 preschoolers, fall and winter DIVS scores were used to predict year-end vocabulary risk using the … Continue reading

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Screening for Speech and Language Delay in Children 5 Years Old and Younger: A Systematic Review

In this review, the authors aimed to update the evidence on screening and treating children for speech and language since the 2006 US Preventive Services Task Force systematic review. In 23 studies evaluating the accuracy of screening tools, sensitivity ranged … Continue reading

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Scores on Riley’s Stuttering Severity Instrument Versions Three and Four for samples of different length and for different types of speech material

The authors utilized the Stuttering Severity Instrument (versions 3 and 4) procedures for the assessment of readers and non-readers to see whether they give equivalent scores. Older children (ages 10-0 to 14-7) provided spontaneous and read samples, which were scored … Continue reading

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Comparison of a broad-based screen versus disorder-specific screen in detecting young children with an autism spectrum disorder

The goals of our study were to (a) compare agreement between autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and outcome of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers and Parents Evaluation of Developmental Status in a sample of toddlers and (b) examine specific … Continue reading

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Screening supplement for rehabilitative needs assessment

This goal of this study was to develop a brief self-assessment screening that could be used as part of a rehabilitative needs assessment. The authors concluded the two scales they developed (communication problems & psychosocial adjustment to hearing impairment) can … Continue reading

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