Table 3

Speech and language data gathered on SEARCH participants aged 1-7 years.

Chronological Age


Communication Domain

1 to 1 yr, 11 mths

2 to 2 yrs, 11 mths

3 to 4 yrs, 11 mths

5 to 6 yrs, 11 mths


Receptive language

CSBS

Reynell Test of Language Development - Revised

PLS-4

CELF-Australian (appropriate subtests)

Expressive language

CSBS

Language Sample

PLS-4

CELF-Australian (appropriate subtests)

Speech

CSBS

CSBS or PLS-4

DEAP Screening Assessment

DEAP Screening Assessment

Narrative

Not age appropriate

Not age appropriate

Narrative

Story retelling

Personal Narrative

Narrative

Story retelling

Personal Narrative

Phonological Awareness

Not age appropriate

Not age appropriate

PIPA

PIPA


CSBS Communication Symbolic Behaviour Scales. It assesses pre-linguistic language skills

CELF Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals

DEAP Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology

PIPA Preschool and Primary Inventory of Phonological Awareness

PLS-4 Pre-school Language Scale Australian Adaptation

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