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CASD 2231 Speech & Language Development: Language Sample Analysis

Open Educational Resource (OER) created for Professor Epstein's CASD 2231 course.

Language Sampling: History & Guidelines (click for file)

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Semantic Analysis of Expressive Language: Bloom & Lahey Content Categories

Adapted from: Lahey, M. (1988). Language disorders and language development. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., pp. 186-187.

  1. Content Category Definitions in the Bloom and Lahey Model
  2. Normal Developmental Sequence of Expressive Language (Click on Content Categories for an explanation of each one.)
  3. Bloom and Lahey Data Recording Sheet (Used for categorizing utterances from a language sample analysis.)

LSA Data Sheet

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Credits: Guidlines image by istolethetv on Flickr, Creative Commons (CC). Data Sheet image by Colin Frankland on Flickr, CC.