Using Language Sampling to Analyze Adolescent Syntactical Structures The assessment of language skills is an important aspect in determining a child’s overall intellectual and academic functioning. Identifying language difficulties is part of a multidisciplinary evaluation to assist struggling students in the school environment. The school-based speech-language pathologist is an integral member of that multidisciplinary team. With the ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2006
Using Language Sampling to Analyze Adolescent Syntactical Structures
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  • Maryjane Bialomizy Palmer
    San Dieguito Union High School District, Encinitas, CA
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Article   |   March 01, 2006
Using Language Sampling to Analyze Adolescent Syntactical Structures
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, March 2006, Vol. 7, 9-15. doi:10.1044/sbi7.1.9
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, March 2006, Vol. 7, 9-15. doi:10.1044/sbi7.1.9
The assessment of language skills is an important aspect in determining a child’s overall intellectual and academic functioning. Identifying language difficulties is part of a multidisciplinary evaluation to assist struggling students in the school environment. The school-based speech-language pathologist is an integral member of that multidisciplinary team. With the implementation of the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004, regulations will require assessments to include the student’s present level of performance and a complete profile of the student’s needs. Although numerous evaluations are conducted at the elementary level, assessments must also continue into middle and high school to determine accommodations and remediation goals for older students.
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