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Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals – Preschool – Second Edition (CELF-P2)

The Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals – Preschool – Second Edition (CELF-P2; Wiig, Secord, & Semel, 2004) is an individually administered instrument designed to assess performance in the aspects of language that are considered to be fundamental to the development of effective communication skills for children ages 3 through 6.

Overview

The Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals – Preschool – Second Edition is comprised of six subtests in two areas: Linguistic Concepts, Sentence Structure, and Basic Concepts in the area of Receptive Language; and Recalling Sentences in Context, Formulating Labels, and Word Structure in the area of Expressive Language. Together, they are used to derive an Expressive Language Composite, Receptive Language Composite, and a Total Language Score.

Summary

Author (yr) Age Range (yrs) Method of Administration/Format Approx. Time to Administer Subscales
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals – Preschool – Second Edition (CELF-P 2) Wiig, Secord, & Semel (2004) 3-6

Individually administered, norm-referenced assessment of comprehensive language skills Includes a record form and a preliteracy rating scale

Yields Total Language Score, Receptive Language Composite, Expressive Language Composite, and additional index scores, standard scores, percentile ranks, and age equivalents
30-45 min.

Core Language, Receptive Language, Expressive Language, Language Content, Language Structure

Availability: Pearson, http://bit.ly/X5KA0m

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