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PTS Assessments

The Teacher Observation Scales are designed for identifying children with special abilities. Students who are borderline gifted and talented, puzzling, unknown, new to the school, enigmatic, and/or who display intermittent signs of unusual ability, should be rated by these scales. There are five... more
The CSBI is a parent report (mother or primary female caregiver) measure of sexual behavior in children ages 2-12 years. It is intended for use with children who have been or who may have been sexually abused. The test was developed in response to evidence that sexual abuse is related to the... more
Filled with up-to-date information, references and research-based teaching methods, the second edition of Spelling provides an overview of effective ways to help students develop and improve their spelling skills and strategies. This second edition includes: Revised chapters that... more
GL Assessment’s leading vocabulary assessment for standard English, the British Picture Vocabulary Scale: Third Edition (BPVS3), can play an important role in assessing a child’s receptive (hearing) vocabulary, from as young as 3 years right up to 16 years of age. Its simple, appealing format and... more
Used in research for decades, this comprehensive interview provides a thorough assessment of individuals suspected of having autism or other autism spectrum disorders. The ADI-R has proven highly useful for formal diagnosis as well as treatment and educational planning. To administer the... more
This revision improves an instrument already viewed as "the gold standard" for observational assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With updated protocols, revised algorithms, a new Comparison Score, and a Toddler Module, the ADOS-2 provides a highly accurate picture of current... more
The DRS-2 measures cognitive function at the lower ability levels and can be used to track changes in cognitive status over time. This second edition incorporates the original 36 DRS tasks and 32 stimuli — an overall level of cognitive functioning is yielded as well as additional information... more
With a new standard version that is equivalent to the original MMSE and new brief and expanded forms, the MMSE-2 retains the original's clinical utility and efficiency while expanding its usefulness in populations with milder forms of cognitive impairment, including sub-cortical dementia.... more
This assessment is designed to identify those who may have delays or impairments with their comprehension or expression of language. It covers the following areas of language development: Sentence comprehension Inferential comprehension Naming Syntactic formulation... more

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