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The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children

Nancy R. Kaufman

Bestsellers, Speech and Language Pathology

Published: July 1995
ISBN: 9780814324677
Pages: Size: 10x12
Published: July 1995
ISBN: 9780814324684

Based on years of experience and research, The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children (KSPT) is an innovative new resource that assists in the diagnosis and treatment of developmental apraxia (dyspraxia) of speech in preschool children. Developed by Nancy Kaufman, a national authority on verbal dyspraxia, the KSPT identifies the level of breakdown in a child's ability to speak so that treatment can be established and improvement tracked. Easy to administer and score, the test measures a child's imitative responses to the clinician, locates where the child's speech system is breaking down, and points to a systematic course of treatment. Results of the KSPT are useful beyond establishing an initial diagnosis. Gains in motor-speech proficiency can be measured and quantified in several ways. Individual sections of the test can be used to establish treatment goals and measure progress.

The KSPT includes

Used as a reference
Normative data
Information on the psychometric properties of the test

Clinician’s Guide
Set up on the user’s desk or table and refer to as the test is being given
Spiral-bound format
An overview and section-by-section instructions on administering and scoring the test

Test Booklets
Packages of 25
Used in administering and scoring the test
Space for initial assessment and retest scores
Additional test booklets available

The KSPT Kit comes with one packet of 25 test booklets. Additional test booklets can be ordered. Test booklets come 25 to a package.