Information About Specific Test Instruments
Children's Speech and Language Developmental Milestones
From the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program
Guide to Your Child's Symptoms Speech Development
American Academy of Pediatrics
General guideline for when to seek a speech/language evaluation
Speech & Language Milestone Chart
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Concise list. To age 6.
National Network for Childcare (NNCC)
Interpretation of Test Results
Testing Instruments: Apraxia
Links to information about The Apraxia Profile, the Kaufman Praxis Test, the Verbal Motor Production Assessment for Children (VMPAC), the Early Motor Control Scales, and the Screening Test for Developmental Apraxia of Speech.
Buros Institute: Test Reviews Online
Search for information about specific tests
ETS: Test Collection
Search for information on standardized tests and research instruments
Understanding Tests and Measurements, for the Parent and AdvocateAccommodating the Child with a Disability During Testing
By Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright, M.A., M.S.W.
The Special Ed Advocate
The Uses and Misuses of Processing Tests
By Louise Spear-Swerling, Ph.D.
"If you have ever been involved in an educational evaluation for learning disabilities -- whether as a parent, teacher, or in some other role -- you have probably heard about "processing tests" and "processing disorders." Many aspects of these evaluations can be problematic, but perhaps none more so than those entailing the use (and potential misuse) of processing measures. Yet the right measures, carefully interpreted, can be enormously helpful in education. In this article, I will discuss the benefits of processing measures, as well as their limitations..."
Reports on AccommodationsAugmentative and Alternative Communication Systems Assessment
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
"...provides national leadership in the identification of outcomes and indicators to monitor educational results for all students, including students with disabilities. NCEO addresses the participation of students with disabilities in national and state assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements."
Augmentative Communication Assessment Protocol for Symbolic Augmentative SystemsWho Comes for Speech and Language Evaluations? by Megan Guenther
Gamel-McCormick & Dymond, 1994
YAACK: Choosing an AAC System