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The comprehension questions packs require picture books. Do you have a list of titles or suppliers that you recommend?
Yes, each of the comprehension questions programs requires a set of picture books. Each picture book has a scripted set of questions which have been devised by speech pathologists. As of December 2018 all picture books were in print and available, but due to the nature of publishing it is difficult to predict future availability. Prior to trying to source the picture books, it is recommended that you purchase the resource first. In the event that you wish to enquire about the availability of
Does a child/student require a speech and language pathology referral?
Concerns within any of the following areas support the need for a speech pathologist to be involved with a child’s development of skills: receptive language (understanding or comprehension) expressive language (oral language) attention literacy skills speech social skills The following basic questionnaire is very useful. It identifies areas which support the need for a referral: [https://pld-literacy.org/product/observations-of-a-student-to-accompany-a-referral-to-a-sp/](https://pl
Can you suggest a vocabulary test for the Early Years?
PLD however, provides a range of speech pathology designed assessments. These will be outlined below. While they do not exclusively focus upon vocabulary, each of these assessments will quickly identify students who require a referral to a speech pathologist. **1. Within each comprehension questions program there are short com
Can you recommend a speech pathologist and appropriate PLD programs for my child?
The link that follows provides a search process to start to locate a service and a therapist that suits your family and child's needs: Speech Pathology Australia: Find a Speech Pathologist !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/1dc11595-a661-468e-a20d-8a0467d9
Comprehension questions resource, so of the books are out of print? What can we do?
Within PLD's Comprehension Questions resources we have listed picture books. As these picture books are not published by PLD, we have no control over the publishing industry and from time to time some picture books may go out of print. PLD's resource is updated every three years as we have noticed over time that many books return to print. The program also contains resources for over 30 books so that there is ample books to get a full class through a school year, should titles go out of stock