KSPT – Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children

This is not a comprehensive guide. Please refer to the manual when administering, scoring, and converting scores for this test and all other assessments. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for writing reports or refreshing your memory when choosing an appropriate test for a client.

Overview

The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children (KSPT) is a standardized norm-referenced test that assists in the identification and treatment of CAS. It is normed for children ages 2;0 to 5;11. The KSPT has normative information related to populations of children with and without CAS. The assessment helps identify where the breakdown is in the speech system. The KSPT measures the child’s imitative response to the clinician and points to systematic course of treatment. The stimuli include syllables and words consisting of real and made up words. It is helpful in tracking the progress of motor-speech proficiency (Kaufman, 1995). No materials are needed besides the protocol.

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TELD-3 Test of Early Language Development

A quick guide to the TELD | An SLP resource to formal assessments - Administering the TELD

The Speech Girls have been busy lately! We just started a new semester, which means new clients, which means… report writing. As I was writing a description of the TELD, I thought it would be a great resource to share. I hope you all find this new series helpful in your report writing!

This is not a comprehensive guide. Please refer to the manual when administering, scoring, and converting scores for this test and all other assessments. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for writing reports or refreshing your memory when choosing an appropriate test for a client.

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10 Valentine’s Day Speech Therapy Freebies

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Valentine’s Day is our first holiday theme after our break (we start clinic at school in February) so we are very excited to have all these ideas! These are some of my favorite ideas, printables, and activities available for FREE! Some are on Teachers Pay Teachers and others are on some of our favorite blogs we follow. I just bought the supplies for slime the other day, and I can’t wait to make it Valentine-themed.

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Conversation Heart Articulation Activity

Conversation Hearts - Articulation Activity Valentine's Day Game

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We’re getting closer and closer to Valentine’s Day! I have been thinking of ways to incorporate candy hearts and other Valentine themes into therapy. I’m very excited about these conversation hearts. These printables are part of a bigger bundle available on Teachers Pay Teachers. This is an activity you can have set up in seconds. I’ll share my favorite way to use them below.

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Race to 100 Candy Heart Edition

Race to 100 | Valentine's Day speech therapy drill articulation activity

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I have a confession. I love conversation hearts. The yellow are my favorite. My husband likes to tease me because he (along with most people, I assume) think they taste like chalk and refuses to eat them. However, we all know that they are cheap and kids will eat anything made of sugar. Which leads me to our printable, Race to 100: Candy Heart Edition. I’m sure many of you have used some form of race to 100. I’ve seen people use tally counters, a jar with tokens (pompoms, marbles, etc.), and dry-erase printables.

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