Kaufman Speech Praxis Test (KSPT)

#KS1000

$180.00

$171.00


Sale thru 8/20/18


Description

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

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.
  • In-Depth Training Available >

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.

What's next?

Kaufman Treatment Kit 1: Teach children to combine consonants and vowels to form words while controlling for oral-motor difficulty.

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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.

Author

Since 1979, Nancy Kaufman, MA, CCC-SLP, has dedicated herself to establishing the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP), a treatment approach to help children become effective vocal communicators. The K-SLP has evolved over the years to include the most current research in childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), motor learning, and applied behavior analysis (ABA), and its methods and materials are used by speech-language pathologists worldwide. In addition, many ABA specialists have adopted the K-SLP for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Nancy lectures locally, nationally, and internationally on the subject of CAS and other speech sound disorders in children. Families from around the country and the world travel to the Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc (KCC) in West Bloomfield, Michigan to participate in intensive, specialized therapy programs. The KCC continues to grow, offering renowned speech, language, occupational therapy, sensory integration, and applied behavior analysis (ABA) center and home-based autism programs.

Nancy served as a member of the Professional Advisory Council for Apraxia Kids for 10 years. Currently she serves on the board of visitors of Wayne State University's Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child and Family Development, and is the speech-language pathologist consultant for the Parish School and Carruth Center in Houston, Texas, and Suburban Speech Center in Short Hills, New Jersey.

Nancy has been honored by both of her alma maters: she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Wayne State University in 2015 and the Outstanding Alumni Award from Michigan State University in 2010. She was awarded the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) Distinguished Service Award in 2011 and the West Bloomfield Township Chamber of Commerce Community Excellence Business Person of the Year Award in 2015. She was also recognized by the Lawrence Technological University Leaders & Innovators program. The KCC has received MSHA's Clinical Service Award and Corp! Magazine's Best of Michigan Business Award. Nancy has three grown children and resides with her husband in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is presenter of CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives speaking fees.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is Owner and Director of Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language, Sensory-Motor, and Social Connections, Inc; ownership interests.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is author of treatment materials published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Nancy Kaufman is author of treatment materials that are self-published; Northern Speech purchases and distributes these products.

Nonfinancial — Nancy Kaufman has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose. 

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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