Mothers, Fathers, and Teachers as Informants on an Indirect Communicative Assessment Measure The Verbal Language Development Scale was developed as an informant interview tool to assist in language assessment procedures. Parents and teachers are recommended as informants. In this study, the language age equivalent scores calculated from mother, father, and teacher reports on fifteen children were compared and found to be highly ... Research Article
Research Article  |   July 01, 1981
Mothers, Fathers, and Teachers as Informants on an Indirect Communicative Assessment Measure
 
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  • James Naas is Director of the Brescia Clinic, Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, where requests for reprints may be directed. Rebecca Watts is currently affiliated with the Paris, Illinois Community Unit School District. Janice Grissom is presently affiliated with Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. Stephen Oshrin is now affiliated with the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.
    James Naas is Director of the Brescia Clinic, Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, where requests for reprints may be directed. Rebecca Watts is currently affiliated with the Paris, Illinois Community Unit School District. Janice Grissom is presently affiliated with Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. Stephen Oshrin is now affiliated with the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.×
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Research Article   |   July 01, 1981
Mothers, Fathers, and Teachers as Informants on an Indirect Communicative Assessment Measure
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1981, Vol. 12, 188-191. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1203.188
History: Received April 2, 1980 , Accepted May 19, 1980
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1981, Vol. 12, 188-191. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1203.188
History: Received April 2, 1980; Accepted May 19, 1980

The Verbal Language Development Scale was developed as an informant interview tool to assist in language assessment procedures. Parents and teachers are recommended as informants. In this study, the language age equivalent scores calculated from mother, father, and teacher reports on fifteen children were compared and found to be highly correlated. Implications are discussed.

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