About the Measure

Domains Language
Subscales No
Target Construct Oral language: Expressive vocabulary and grammatical features.
Description information given and grammatical structure
Test Authors Renfrew, C.
Publisher Speechmark publishing (Routledge) (2010)
Psychometry
Implementation

Implementation details

Respondent Child
Prior knowledge Required Speech language therapists
Scoring Complex scoring system
Time 10 to 15 minutes
Age 3 years to 9 years

Psychometric details

UK norms YES
Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced (norms collected 1987)
Standardisation sample 594 six monthly norms
Reliability Random testing revealed little difference in responses if the re-test was given within a month from the original. A 3% of each set's score was affected by scoring discrepancy.
Criterion validity Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate
Construct validity Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate
Concurrent validity Highly correlated with Carrow Elicited Language Inventory for children aged 5 and 6 with moderate learning disabilities.