Pragmatics: The Art of Alternative & Dynamic Assessment *

Presented by SPG Clinical Supervisors (3 hrs)

This presentation for SLP’s discusses methods for assessing social skills using a variety of norm referenced, criterion referenced and alternative assessment measures. Pragmatic deficits and co-morbid diagnoses will be discussed as well as the process of conducting a comprehensive, legally defensible pragmatic assessment. Participants will be familiar with California Department of Education eligibility criteria for Speech and Language Impairment (SLI) as it relates to pragmatic language.