About the Measure

Domains Language
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Oral language: Syntax; Pragmatics, Semantics; and Phonology
Description Used to identify children who are speaking a variation from Mainstream American English (MAE) and children who are at risk for a language disorder.
Test Authors Seymour, H. N., Thomas, W. R., deVilliers, J. & deVilliers, A.
Publisher Pearson (2005)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age 4 years to 9 years

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 1258
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined