MacArthur-Bates Inventario Del Desarrollo de Habilidades Comunicativas: Inventario II: Palabras y Enunciados (NCS Scannable)

Authors: Donna Jackson-Maldonado Ph.D., Elizabeth Bates Ph.D., Donna J. Thal Ph.D.

Format: Saddle-stitched, 12 pages, 8.5 x 11.0
Package of: 20
ISBN: 9781557666598
Price: $37.50

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Inventario II: Palabras y Enunciados, sold in packages of 25 for easy re-ordering, is one of the two standardized, parent-completed report forms that make up the the Spanish adaptation of the MacArthur Communicative Development Inventories (CDIs), which was designed by top language researchers to assess language and communication skills in young children ages 8–30 months. 

With the Inventarios, professionals can tap into parents' invaluable day-to-day knowledge about their children's language and communication skills—and respond to legislation that requires parental input in child evaluations. The forms focus on current behaviors and salient emergent behaviors that parents can recognize and track. Numerous studies document the reliability and validity, clinical utility, and research potential of the CDIs and Inventarios. The CDIs were normed on approximately 1,800 children in three locations, and the Inventarios were normed on more than 2,000 children. The CDI and Inventario forms were developed separately to reflect the vocabulary and grammatical structure of each language.

Inventario II: Palabras y Enunciados is a "words and sentences" form for use with children ages 16–30 months. In the first part of the form, parents document the child's production and use of hundreds of words divided into semantic categories. The second part analyzes the child's early forms of grammar and the complexity of the child's multi-word utterances. Parents identify the words the child has understood or used and provide written examples of the child's three longest utterances. This form generally takes 20–40 minutes to complete and 20–30 minutes to score by hand.

Also available are the Inventario I: Primeras Palabras y Gestos and the User's Guide and Technical Manual.

These forms are part of the MacArthur-Bates Inventarios del Desarrollo de Habilidades Comunicativas (Inventarios). The Inventarios and their English version, the CDIs, are standardized, parent-completed report forms that track young children's language and communication skills. Top language researchers developed the report forms, designing them to focus on current behaviors and salient emergent behaviors that parents can recognize and track.

This product is sold in a package of 20.

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