ISBN: Renfrew Language Scales

Renfrew Language Scales


The Renfrew Language Scales provide a norm-referenced means of assessing children’s speech and language. As they are norm-referenced, a child’s score can be compared with scores achieved by children of a similar age.

ISBN: Renfrew Language Scales
Author(s) : Catherine Renfrew
SKU: Renfrew Language Scales
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Age Range: 3 Years & 6 Months to 11 Years & 11 Months

Administration: Individual

The Renfrew Language Scales provide a norm-referenced means of assessing children’s speech and language. As they are norm-referenced, a child’s score can be compared with scores achieved by children of a similar age. These language assessments are intended for use in educational settings and/or therapy contexts under the supervision of an adult. These are not toys.

The Action Picture Test is a standardised test that requires children to give samples of spoken language for evaluation. The test considers grammatical structures used, words used to convey information and the grammatical structures used such as nouns, verbs, prepositions, tenses, irregular forms of plural and past tenses, simple and complex sentences construction etc. For use with 3 to 8 year olds. Norm referred at six-monthly intervals to enable production of comparative results.

The  Renfrew Expressive Vocabulary Test (REV) – formerly the Renfrew Word Finding Vocabulary Test (ISBN: 9780863888076) – is a quick and easy tool to assess children’s expressive vocabulary. It is designed for children between the ages of 3 years and 11 years and 11 months and is an invaluable resource for Speech and Language Therapists, Special Educational Needs Coordinators, and other professionals engaged with language development. The REV assesses the extent to which pictures of words, arranged in order of difficulty, can be named correctly. Completely revised, this new edition has updated words and images to ensure it reflects the vocabulary of children today and has been expanded to include adjectives and verbs, in addition to nouns. The REV contains 100 colour picture cards, an instruction booklet, and a scoring form, with norms to enable users to provide comparative results. This 5th edition has been comprehensively updated and extended with the modernisation of images and words, and, through an extensive nation-wide programme, fully re-standardised against a contemporary school population, making the REV a trusted first-line tool in speech and language assessment. For use with 3-12 year olds.

Bus Story Test Revised Test. The age level of consecutive speech used in retelling a story can be assessed from the information content, sentence length and grammatical usage. Includes a coloured picture story book, photocopiable scoring forms and manual, but requires use of audio recording equipment. Suitable for 3-8 year olds. Norm referred at monthly intervals to enable therapists to produce comparative results.

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3 Separate Boxed (A5 size) Language Assessments

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Publication Year:

2019-2023 (First Published: 2010)

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