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We have developed a computerized adaptive test (an app), based on the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories (CDI), that can rapidly gauge infant and toddler language development based on parent report. The app can be very useful in screening for developmental disabilities in IDEA Part C or Section 619. We will demonstrate the app and present validation data for toddlers.
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
2016 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Conference
computerized adaptive test
Computer Sciences | Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education
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Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Meadow, C., Markowsky, G., Pearson, B. Z., Collier, S. A., & Eilers, R. E. (2016, December). Computerized adaptive assessment of infant-toddler language development: Demonstration and validation of an app for screening (PDF). Peer-reviewed poster presentation at the 2016 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Conference, Washington, D.C.