This course enables clinicians to evaluate the evidence obtained from the Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation 3rd Edition (GFTA-3) results, including standard scores, error analyses, stimulability and intelligibility information, and emergence and mastery data. After this course, participants will be able to make appropriate placement decisions and recommendations and to explain test results in a meaningful way to parents and other stakeholders.
Course created on August 29, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three kinds of GFTA-3 data that can be used to make diagnostic decision and inform recommendations for services.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how comparing GFTA-3 emergence and mastery information to standard scores helps determine if a child has a speech sound disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one example of how recommendations for services can differ when speech sound error patterns are based on data obtained from multiple pieces of evidence, such as GFTA-3 results and home or classroom participation.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of GFTA-3 administration and scoring|
|15-35 Minutes||Interpreting test results|
|35-55 Minutes||Explaining GFTA-3 results and recommendations to stakeholders|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Chien (Shannon) Wang, MA, CCC-SLP
Chien (Shannon) Wang is a senior research director with Pearson. Her areas of expertise include linguistic theory and universal grammar, early childhood language development, and communication issues related to culturally- and linguistically-diverse populations. Working at Pearson, Ms. Wang collaborates with authors to develop speech assessments (Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation, Third Edition, and Khan-Lewis Phonological Analysis, Third Edition) as well as language assessments in the Clinical Evaluation of Fundamentals (CELF) product line, Preschool Language Scale (PLS) product line, and Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Fifth Edition, and Expressive Vocabulary Test, Third Edition.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly with Pearson Assessments.
Content Disclosure: This course is focused on the GFTA-3, and will not discuss other articulation assessments.
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