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New Reynell Developmental Language Scales

Identify speech and language delays and impairments from an early age.

A widely used and reliable assessment for gaining a diagnostic overview of the language ability of children aged from 2 years to 7 years 6 months, NRDLS assesses both production and understanding of language, to help you guide intervention and evaluate its effectiveness.

NRDLS is made up of two closely aligned scales: the Comprehension Scale explores aspects of a child’s understanding of selected vocabulary items and grammatical features, and the Production Scale examines a child’s production of the same features of language.

Assessments are carried out using a mix of play-based activities that capture children’s attention, with three appealing characters that they can handle and direct to support their completion of the tasks. A Multilingual Toolkit enables you to adapt the scales for children with English as an additional language.

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