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Preschool Language Scales-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators

(PLS-5)

The Preschool Language Scales-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators (PLS-5) helps screen a broad spectrum of speech and language skills for children.

Age range:
Birth-6:11
Publication date:
2015
Qualification level:
B
Completion time:
5-10 minutes
Administration:
Examiner interaction and verbal response to stimulus pictures
Scores/Interpretation:
Pass/fail scores—emerging interaction and language and speech skills in infants and toddlers; pass/fail scores for articulation, language, social/interpersonal communication skills, stuttering, and voice for children ages 3:0 to 6:11.
Scoring options:
Manual Scoring

Pricing & Ordering

To order the Speech and Language version of this test, see the PLS-5 Screening Test.

 

 

  • English Record Form: Age 2

    0158008820

    Pad of 25

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $42.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • English Record Form: Age 3

    0158008839

    Pad of 25

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    Price: $42.00

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  • English Record Form: Age 4

    0158008847

    Pad of 25

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $42.00

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  • English Record Form: Age 5

    0158008855

    Pad of 25

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    Price: $42.00

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  • English Record Form: Age 6

    0158008863

    Pad of 25

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    Price: $42.00

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  • English Stimulus Book/Manual

    0158008782

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $157.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • English Record Form: Birth

    0158008804

    Pad of 25

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    Price: $42.00

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  • English Record Form: Age 1

    0158008812

    Pad of 25

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $42.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • 0-3 English Kit

    0158008642

    Includes: Stimulus Book/Test Manual (with stimulus pages, administration and scoring directions, and technical information) and 25 Record Forms for each age group from birth through age 3.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $96.00

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  • 3-6 English Kit

    0158008677

    Includes: Stimulus Book/Test Manual (with stimulus pages, administration and scoring directions, and technical information) and 25 Record Forms for each age group from ages 3 through 6.

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $96.00

    Qualification Level B

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  • English Stimulus Book/Manual

    0158008782

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $157.00

    Qualification Level B

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Product Details

The Preschool Language Scales-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators can be used to screen children ages 3 to 6:11 in such areas as language, articulation, connected speech, communication skills, stuttering and voice. The PLS-5 also enables screening of emerging interpersonal, communication, and feeding skills for children birth through 2:11.

Benefits

  • Conduct infant, preschool, or kindergarten language screenings of emerging developmental communication skills.
  • Identify children who need to be referred to an SLP for further speech or language assessment.
  • Simplify administration, with stimulus pages, administration and scoring directions, and technical information all in one compact manual.
  • Address newly-proposed Head Start performance standards for assessing dual language learners.

Features

PLS-5 is designed especially for early childhood education, with separate kits for age groups 0–3 and 3–6.

If an SLP uses PLS-5 as the follow-up diagnostic language measure, there's no need to re-administer the test items from the screening - simply transfer responses from the PLS-5 Screening Tests to the PLS-5 protocol.

  • Ideal for programs serving infants, toddlers, and preschoolers whose primary language is English.
  • Brief and engaging for children, and easy to administer and score for the examiner.
  • No manipulatives needed for children ages 3:0 to 6:11. For infants and toddlers, use toys and objects easily found within the child's environment (e.g., squeaky toys, rattles, baby bottle, cup).
  • Record Forms are available in tear-off pads.
 

Resources

Webinars

The following training events are available for PLS-5 Screening Test for Early Childhood Educators.