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Table 3 Speech and language data gathered on SEARCH participants aged 1-7 years.

From: The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): study protocol

  Chronological Age
Communication Domain 1 to 1 yr, 11 mths 2 to 2 yrs, 11 mths 3 to 4 yrs, 11 mths 5 to 6 yrs, 11 mths
Receptive language CSBS Reynell Test of Language Development - Revised PLS-4 CELF-Australian (appropriate subtests)
Expressive language CSBS Language Sample PLS-4 CELF-Australian (appropriate subtests)
Speech CSBS CSBS or PLS-4 DEAP Screening Assessment DEAP Screening Assessment
Narrative Not age appropriate Not age appropriate Narrative
Story retelling
Personal Narrative
Narrative
Story retelling
Personal Narrative
Phonological Awareness Not age appropriate Not age appropriate PIPA PIPA
  1. CSBS Communication Symbolic Behaviour Scales. It assesses pre-linguistic language skills
  2. CELF Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals
  3. DEAP Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology
  4. PIPA Preschool and Primary Inventory of Phonological Awareness
  5. PLS-4 Pre-school Language Scale Australian Adaptation