Author/s: Irla Lee Zimmerman, Roberta Evatt Pond and Violette G Steiner
Publication year: 2009
Age Range: Birth to 6 years 5 months
Administration: Individual – 20 to 45 minutes
Measure young children’s receptive and expressive language. Includes expanded coverage of language skills with new UK norms.
PLS-4UK has expanded coverage of language skills with new UK norms to obtain an even more accurate picture of a child’s language skills.
- For children up to 2 years 11 months, there are more items targeting interaction, attention and vocal/gestural behaviours
- For 5 and 6 year olds, there are more items targeting early literacy and phonological awareness skills for school readiness
- The test includes a reproducible Caregiver Questionnaire in which parents or carers share their knowledge of the child’s typical communication at home
- Now includes manipulatives: a ball; soft cloth; 5 blocks; 2 cars; 3 cups; 2 rattles; a box with lid; 3 spoons; 2 bowls; a squeaky toy; 2 wind-up toys and a teddy bear.
Includes examiner’s manual, picture manual, 25 record forms and manipulatives in a bag
Warning – choking hazard for children under 3 years