About the Measure

Domains Literacy
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Oral language: Receptive vocabulary and figurative language
Description identifies students who lack (or excel in) the semantic skills and repertories that are the foundation of mature language use in thinking, learning, and communication. It also provides a valuable criterion measure for evaluating residual or recovered semantic knowledge following traumatic head injury or acquired aphasia.
Test Authors Wiig and Secord
Publisher Pearson (1992)
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 1 years and 6 months to 8 years

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 2243
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined