Assessing School-Age Children With Language Disorders (On Demand Webinar)
Language is a highly complex human behavior, and yet SLPs often are expected to assess children for language disorders by administering a single, standardized test. However, this "one-size-fits-all" approach often yields inadequate results. This webinar will describe steps to help SLPs develop clear rationales and clinical decision-making strategies to assess fundamental language skills more effectively and facilitate intervention planning. The speaker will identify and discuss models that align the clinical questions underlying an evaluation with desired diagnostic outcomes.
You will be able to:
- describe models of assessment related to language disorders
- explain how the psychometric properties of standardized tests can be targeted to accomplish diagnostic goals
- integrate test data with clinical observation to determine diagnostic outcomes
- align diagnostic assessment approaches/outcomes with recommendations for intervention
Group Registration Note: A group registration entitles you to view this program one time, on one connection. Any number of people may watch and earn ASHA CEU/professional development hours. The person who will act as group leader for the broadcast should register on behalf of the group. The group leader will be able to play the webinar and pass out a link to group members so they can access handouts and the learning assessment to earn CE credit. The group leader needs to have, or create, a login to the ASHA Web site. The group registration option is a limited-time offer available for 1 year only.
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