The Clinical Utility of Language Samples Speech-language pathologists typically use standardized assessments to diagnose language disorders. Although standardized tests are important in diagnosing school-age language disorders, the use of language sample analysis should not be ignored. This article summarizes the benefits of language sample analysis and introduces considerations for collecting and analyzing language samples. ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2010
The Clinical Utility of Language Samples
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  • Amy Costanza-Smith
    Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
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Article   |   March 01, 2010
The Clinical Utility of Language Samples
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2010, Vol. 17, 9-15. doi:10.1044/lle17.1.9
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, March 2010, Vol. 17, 9-15. doi:10.1044/lle17.1.9
Abstract

Speech-language pathologists typically use standardized assessments to diagnose language disorders. Although standardized tests are important in diagnosing school-age language disorders, the use of language sample analysis should not be ignored. This article summarizes the benefits of language sample analysis and introduces considerations for collecting and analyzing language samples.

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