In addition to supporting the varying speech, language and communication needs of patients of all ages. Alongside other health care professionals, you may have been asked or nominated yourself to join your peers in the fight against COVID to support people recovering from COVID to eat, drink and communicate again after a traumatic and tiring experience.
To assist where we can and enable you to continue supporting your patients either in the hospital or at home, We've made available, a selection of our reliable assessments for use by Speech and Language professionals, on Q-global, our web-based administration and reporting platform to support you in delivering assessments remotely or via Telepractice.
Q-global remote administration
With the need to continue to socially distance from those you serve for their and your safety, many of you are turning to digital assessments. To help you to continue identifying and assessing your patients’ needs, we have increased the number of products available to use online on our web-based platform, Q-global. Enabling you to administer a selection of assessments, intended for use by qualified SLTs, either via remote administration or Telepractice.
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Get access to 100+ free* digital resources
In an effort to help where we can during COVID-19, we are offering free access to a selection of digital manuals and stimulus books, currently available on the Q-global Digital Resource Library, until 31st July 2020. Take a look at the list so that you can begin planning.
Products available to Speech and Language Therapists
Products suitable for remote administration via Q-global
Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation, Third Edition, providing accurate scores you can count on for making diagnostic and placement decisions for speech sound disorders in ages 2 to 21:11.
Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory Computer Adaptive Test (PEDI-CAT), a computer adaptive caregiver report which measures Daily Activities, Mobility, Social/Cognitive, and Responsibility from birth to 20 years.
Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen, a quick, evidence-based Dyslexia screening tool that identifies students that are at risk from 5 to 7:11 years.
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3), an instrument for supporting the diagnosis of intellectual and developmental disabilities from birth.
Wide Range Achievement Test, Fifth Edition (WRAT5), measure and monitor fundamental reading, spelling, and maths skills from 5 to 85+
Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests, Third Edition (WRMT-III), assess reading readiness and reading achievement from 4:6 to 79:11
Products suitable for Telepractice
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Fifth Edition (CELF-5 UK) - a streamlined, flexible, UK normed approach to language assessment that reflects today's diverse population from 5 to 21 years 11 months.
Expressive Vocabulary Test Third Edition (EVT-3) - a norm-referenced and individually administered test of expressive vocabulary and word retrieval based on words in Standard American English from 2 years 6 months to 90+.
Webinars and videos
From product specific webinars presented by experts in the field to insightful discussions on disorders that can affect your patients speech and language ability.
CELF webinar series
A 3 part webinar series presented by Angela Kinsella, Pearson Consulatant Speech and language Therapist, providing a detailed introduction to our CELF range of clinical assessments.
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Telepractice using Q-global and Q-interactive
A guide on how to administer a range of our assessments via screen share and remote administration on our digital platforms, Q-global and Q-interactive.
Q-global Quick Start-Guide
A quick demonstration on how to access Q-global and the free resources.
Succeeding with SEND: focus on Autism video
A discussion between Autistic student Mollie Lee and Calum Hartley, Lecturer in Psychology at Lancaster University, that explores her journey to diagnosis as well as the support she received to enable her to succeed throughout their education.
Browse through our range of our additional resources that can support you in the use of our assessments:
CELF-5 UK comprehensive overview, a downloadable PDF that allows you to learn more on the CELF-5 UK assessment process, its 14 tests and if the print or digital format is right for you.
Language acquisition with ASD blog, read Dr Calum Hartley's, Lecturer in Psychology at Lancaster University blog on early years word learning with ASD.
Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen - Sample Reports, find an individual and group report using our latest evidence-based Dyslexia screening tool.
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