Preschool Language Scales-5 (PLS-5) Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators

PLS-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators is a developmental language assessment designed for children from ages birth through 6. This diagnostic test is an adaptation of PLS-5 and helps trained professionals identify children at risk for language or speech disorders.

Content

Subdomain
Topics
Vocabulary, Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Comprehension
Grades
Birth-2
Languages
English
Spanish

Administration information

Length
5-10 minutes
Price
PLS-5 Screening Test Kit: $175
Training
Pre-recorded Webinars available
Qualifications
"Level B (Purchasing requires a master's degree in psychology, education, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, counseling, or field related to assessment, and formal training in the ethical adminitration, scoring, and interpretat
Administration
Individual

Access and Use

Contact
P: 800-627-7271 F:800.232.1223

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced
Norm-referenced
Open Access
No
Resources on Psychometric Properties

Unable to find studies on Early Childhood Educators version. Studies for PLS-5: Smith, K. (2014, October 28). PLS-5 Validity Study – A Comparison of Test Scores. Retrieved December 12, 2018, from https://community.asha.org/browse/blogs/blogviewer?BlogKey=b95c85ff-7ce…; Leaders. (2013). Test Review: Preschool Language Scales-Fifth Edition. Retrieved from https://cpb-us-w2.wpmucdn.com/edblogs.columbia.edu/dist/d/730/files/201…