GLOSSARY OF TERMS (Five of Five Slides)

Evaluation Component Areas to be Assessed
Psychiatric A medical evaluation that deals with the mental, emotional and behavioral functioning of a child as these areas related to the child’s learning, acquisition of skills and interpersonal
relationships with peers and adults.
Qualified Staff who May Conduct the Evaluation: A physician with a license in clinical psychiatry
Speech and Language Developmental level at which a child understands and uses language to communicate and interact with adults and peers.  Includes phonology, the correct production of sounds; semantics or understanding and production of words and sentences, and abstract or relational words; grammar, intonation, pragmatic use of language to communicate or express needs and intention.
Qualified Staff who May Conduct the Evaluation: Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Impaired
Licensed speech pathologist