Correlating the DIAL and the BTBC Among kindergarten children, the Concept subtest of the DIAL was found to be highly correlated with the BTBC, indicating the evaluation of similar abilities. Use of the DIAL Concept subtest as a valid, quick screening instrument to detect potential difficulties with basic language concepts in a young kindergarten population is ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1983
Correlating the DIAL and the BTBC
 
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  • Ann Beth Sarachan-Deily, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Communication Disorders at the Program in Communication Disorders, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, where requests for reprints should be sent. Cordelia Hopkins, M.Ed., is associated with the Saratoga-Warren Counties BOCES in Saratoga, NY. Sandra DeVivo, M.Ed., is affiliated with the Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY.
    Ann Beth Sarachan-Deily, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Communication Disorders at the Program in Communication Disorders, The College of Saint Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203, where requests for reprints should be sent. Cordelia Hopkins, M.Ed., is associated with the Saratoga-Warren Counties BOCES in Saratoga, NY. Sandra DeVivo, M.Ed., is affiliated with the Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1983
Correlating the DIAL and the BTBC
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 54-59. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.54
History: Received March 16, 1981 , Accepted November 14, 1981
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 54-59. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.54
History: Received March 16, 1981; Accepted November 14, 1981

Among kindergarten children, the Concept subtest of the DIAL was found to be highly correlated with the BTBC, indicating the evaluation of similar abilities. Use of the DIAL Concept subtest as a valid, quick screening instrument to detect potential difficulties with basic language concepts in a young kindergarten population is supported. Other clinical implications are discussed.

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