About the Measure

Domains Omnibus
Subscales Joint Attention—Requesting Objects •Social Interaction—Turn-taking •Communicative Intent—Requesting Continuation of Actions •Communicative Intent—Requesting Assistance •Social Interaction—Response to Greetings •Joint Attention—Receptive Language Joint Attention, Social Interaction, Communicative Intent, Communicative Intent, Social Interaction, Joint Attention, Communicative Intent
Target Construct Oral language: communicative intent Social emotional: Social interaction
Description Assess the pivotal preverbal communication skills children need to develop functional communication.
Test Authors Sharlet Lee Jensen
Publisher Linguisystems (2003)
Psychometry
Implementation

Implementation details

Respondent Child
Prior knowledge Required Individually administered by speech-language pathologists, psychologists, special education teachers, and early intervention specialists working with a paediatric population
Scoring Manual
Time 30 to 45 minutes
Age 2 years to 10 years

Psychometric details

UK norms NO
Norm / Criterion referenced Criterion referenced
Standardisation sample Not reported
Reliability Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate
Criterion validity Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate
Construct validity Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate
Concurrent validity Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate