Two Language Screening Tests Compared with Developmental Sentence Scoring The performance of 90 children between the ages of 4 and 6 years on two language screening tests was compared with their performance on Developmental Sentence Scoring to determine the accuracy of these screening tests in identifying language impairments. The Bankson Language Screening Test was generally accurate in the identification ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1983
Two Language Screening Tests Compared with Developmental Sentence Scoring
 
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  • Lynn Blaxley, M.S., is a Speech-Language Pathologist with Speech Foundation of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario. Margo Clinker, M.S., is a Speech-Language Pathologist with the Porcupine Health Unit, Kapuskasing, Ontario. Genese Warr-Leeper, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor with the Program in Communicative Disorders, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6G 1H1, where requests for reprints should be sent.
    Lynn Blaxley, M.S., is a Speech-Language Pathologist with Speech Foundation of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario. Margo Clinker, M.S., is a Speech-Language Pathologist with the Porcupine Health Unit, Kapuskasing, Ontario. Genese Warr-Leeper, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor with the Program in Communicative Disorders, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6G 1H1, where requests for reprints should be sent.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1983
Two Language Screening Tests Compared with Developmental Sentence Scoring
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 38-46. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.38
History: Received August 12, 1980 , Accepted August 10, 1981
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 38-46. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.38
History: Received August 12, 1980; Accepted August 10, 1981

The performance of 90 children between the ages of 4 and 6 years on two language screening tests was compared with their performance on Developmental Sentence Scoring to determine the accuracy of these screening tests in identifying language impairments. The Bankson Language Screening Test was generally accurate in the identification of language-impaired children while the Fluharty Preschool Speech and Language Screening Test failed to identify a large proportion of these children.

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