Nothing can be more intimidating and confusing as a bunch of numbers, symbols, and jargon attempting to explain a child’s capabilities on a diagnostic report. This session is designed to help participants understand how to discern much of the technical terms and measures typically used in speech language pathology and audiology. The session will also address the types of information that should to be included in the report to make it more helpful to future professionals the child may work with, as well as family members.
- Interpret scores such as percentiles, standard scores, standard deviations, and age scores.
- Understand the terms commonly used in reports for children with CAS.
- Articulate the types of information that would be helpful in a report for a child with CAS.
Minutes 1-20 Introduction to the areas typically assessed for children with motor speech disorders
Minutes 20-30 Formal vs. informal assessment measures
Minutes 30-40 What do the technical terms and jargon typically used in reports mean?
Minutes 40-45 Key pieces of evidence that should be included in the report of a child with CAS
Minutes 45-55 The limitations of tests and measurements
Minutes 55 – 65 Summary of the many pieces needed to complete the puzzle
Minutes 65 – 90 Questions and Answers