image (Testing (Time (Total Assessment: Varies, 30-45 min of CLS),…
5:0 - 21:11
Provides info about student lang performance and lang contexts in which reduced lang performance occurs.
Influences eligibility for services.
To assess receptive and expressive language.
Facilitates collaboration w/ teachers & other specialists.
Record Form 1
: ages 5-8
Record Form 2
: ages 9-21
Reading & Writing Supplement 1:
Reading and Writing Supplement 2:
Stimulus Books 1 & 2 (visual stimuli)
HARD TO SCORE (EXPRESSIVE)
Understanding Spoken Paragraphs
Total Assessment: Varies
30-45 min of CLS
CLS & Index Score Profile
Subtests only criterion ranked.
Mean: 100 SD: +/- 15
Scaled Score Profile
Mean: 10 SD: +/- 3
Core Language Score
SC, WS, FS, RS.
WC, FS, RS, SR.
FS, RS, FD, SR.
Measure of general language ability.
4 Index Standard Scores
Expressive Language Index
Measures Expressive lang skills.
WS, FS, RS). (
FS, RS, SA).
Language Content Index
Measures semantic development & syntactically correct sentences.
LC, WC, FD). (
WC, USP, WS). (
WC, USP, SA).
Language Structure Index
Measures receptive/expressive skills to understand/produce sentences.
SC, WS, PS, RS). (
FD, FS, RS).
Receptive Language Index
SC, WS, FS, RS). (
WC, FS, RS, SR). (
FS, RS, SR).
Measures listening/auditory comprehension.
Reading & Writing Supplement Ages 8-10
Student responds to ?s about passages he/she reads. ?s target paragraph’s main idea/details/sequencing/inferential & predictive info.
Pragmatic Activities Checklist (PAC)
Examiner & student interact during selected activities w/ the purpose of eliciting authentic communication.
Examines social communication skills.
Examiner reports info about student’s social lang skills, eliciting info from parent or teacher if needed.
Observational Rating Scale (ORS)
Documents student’s ability to manage classroom behaviors/ interactions, to meet school curriculum objectives, & to follow teacher’s instructions.
interprets spoken sentences of increasing length/complexity.
spoken directions w/ basic concepts.
Apply morphological rules.
Understand relationships among word.
Analyze spoken directions, follow/identify correct order of familiar shapes.
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fifth Edition
Listen to spoken sentences, repeat.
Focus & create meaning; answer ?s.
Assess ability to produce correct sentences based on semantic/syntactic/pragmatic rules.