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Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT)

Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT)


Price: $180.00





Aids in the diagnosis and treatment
of childhood apraxia of speech.

____________________________________Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT)

The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT) is a norm-referenced, diagnostic test assisting in the identification and treatment of childhood apraxia of speech. Easy to administer and score, KSPT measures a child's imitative responses to the clinician, identifies where the speech system is breaking down, and points to a systematic course of treatment.

The KSPT is useful beyond establishing an initial diagnosis, as results can be used to measure and quantify gains in motor-speech proficiency. Also, test sections can assist in developing goals for IEPs and measuring progress. Order includes complete KSPT with a packet of 25 score sheets. Additional score sheets may be ordered here. Ages: 2;0 – 5;11. Admin time: 5-15 minutes.

  • Identifies where the child's speech system is breaking down and points to a specific course of treatment.
  • Norm-referenced and standardized items that provide a raw score, standard score, and a percentile ranking.
  • Provides normative information for the "normal" pediatric speaking population and the "disordered" population.
  • Results assist in planning treatment, developing goals for IEPs, and measuring progress.
  • Breakdowns in KSPT match the levels of treatment in the
    K-SLP Treatment Kits, allowing for a seamless transition to therapy. 



The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test:

  • Measures a child's imitative responses to the clinician.
  • Identifies where the child's speech system is breaking down.
  • Points to a systematic course of treatment.
  • Quantifies gains in motor-speech proficiency.


How much time is required?

Administer time: 5-15 minutes. 


Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol Treatment Progression:

A systematic and progressive treatment program utilizing word simplification patterns to shape and expand
verbal communication while controlling for oral-motor difficulty throughout the treatment process.

 Kaufman Treatment Progression

Kaufman Progression Buttons

Kaufman Progression Test

Kaufman Test

Kaufman Progression Kits

Kaufman Kit 1 &
Kaufman Kit 2

Kaufman Progression Workout Book

Kaufman Workout Book

Kaufman Progression Puzzle


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What's Included?

  • The complete KSPT, including:
    • 25 Score Sheets - which can be used twice (once for the original assessment and once for a follow-up test)
    • Test Manual 
    • Scoring Instructions
    • Norm Tables
    • Validity and Reliability Information
    • Background on Test Development
  • Purchase additional KSPT score sheets 

Target Audience:

For speech-language pathologists in schools, hospitals, universities, clinics, and private practice, the KSPT will aid in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood apraxia of speech in children ages 2 to 6. 


Nancy Kaufman,


Nancy R. Kaufman is the owner and Director of the Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc. located in West Bloomfield, MI. Since 1979, Nancy has dedicated herself to establishing the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), a treatment approach to help children become effective vocal communicators. She serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) and is the Speech and Language Pathologist Consultant for the Parish School and Carruth Center in Houston, TX.

Nancy was the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the 2010 Outstanding Alumni Award from Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences, and the 2015 Wayne State University Distinguished Alumni Award. The Kaufman Children's Center (KCC) received the Clinical Service Award from the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

She is the author of the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children, the K-SLP Treatment Kits for Children, the K-SLP Workout Book, the K-SLP Mutt Family Language Builder, the K-SLP Instructional DVD Training Program, and co-author of K&K Sign to Talk: Nouns and K&K Sign to Talk: Verbs.

Many specialists in the field of applied verbal behavior have adopted the K-SLP for children with autism spectrum disorders. Families from around the globe travel to the Kaufman Children’s Center to participate in intensive and specialized therapy programs. Nancy received her Bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University and her Master’s degree at Wayne State University, having been awarded a graduate assistantship. Nancy has three grown children and resides with her husband in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Customer Reviews:

"I used mine yesterday and it's the best tool for analyzing speech production in a hierarchy of sounds, starting with the easiest and progressing through the complex. It breaks it down and really gives you good data for not only diagnosis and appraisal, but for planning intervention." – Speech-Language Pathologist, 3/09/2016

"The levels of breakdown match the levels of treatment in the Kaufman Treatment Kits, allowing for a seamless transition to therapy." – Speech-Language Pathologist, 2014

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  E-Course # Course Title & Author CEUs Price  
e02 Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol (K-SLP)
Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP
0.4 $63.00
e03 Post Test & CEUs: Kaufman Speech To Language Protocol DVD Set (viewer CEUs only – no materials included)
Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP
0.4 $49.00


  Title Price  
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 2 – Advanced Level $159.00
Kaufman Speech Praxis Test Score Sheets (KSPT) $30.00
K & K Sign To Talk NOUNS $139.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 1 – Basic Level $159.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Workout Book $79.00
K & K Sign To Talk VERBS $119.00
Kaufman Mutt Family Total Language Builder $119.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set $99.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 1 & Workout Book COMBO $223.00
K & K Sign To Talk NOUNS & VERBS COMBO $193.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kits 1 & 2 COMBO $298.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set & Treatment Kit 1 COMBO $228.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Instructional DVD Set & Treatment Kit 2 COMBO $228.00
Kaufman (K-SLP) Treatment Kit 2 & Workout Book COMBO $223.00


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