Assessment of Cognitive and Language Abilities Through Play This article presents a symbolic-play language scale which describes l0 stages in the development of symbolic play abilities and relates the language concepts and structures associated with each developmental play stage. Use of this scale for evaluation and remediation planning is discussed. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   July 01, 1980
Assessment of Cognitive and Language Abilities Through Play
 
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  • Carol Westby is a language specialist on the Prograrms for Children Developmental Disabilities Team and an assistant professor for the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of New Mexico, 2600 Marble Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131.
    Carol Westby is a language specialist on the Prograrms for Children Developmental Disabilities Team and an assistant professor for the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of New Mexico, 2600 Marble Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131.×
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Research Article   |   July 01, 1980
Assessment of Cognitive and Language Abilities Through Play
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1980, Vol. 11, 154-168. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1103.154
History: Received May 29, 1979 , Accepted October 8, 1979
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1980, Vol. 11, 154-168. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1103.154
History: Received May 29, 1979; Accepted October 8, 1979

This article presents a symbolic-play language scale which describes l0 stages in the development of symbolic play abilities and relates the language concepts and structures associated with each developmental play stage. Use of this scale for evaluation and remediation planning is discussed.

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