Archive for June, 2011

Development of Language Assessment Tools for Languages other than English

The last couple of days I’ve been Newcastle, UK attending the child language seminar. I gave a keynote and I found myself thinking I was Sally Field, …they like me they really like me. I spoke on dynamic assessment and presented preliminary results from our diagnostic markers of language impairment study. The bottom line is that dynamic assessment appears to work to differentiate  bilingual children with and without language impairment. like with previous studies of monolingual children, modifiability is the best predictor of language ability. Read the rest of this entry »

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