CTOPP2 - Product Range, Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing, Second Edition
Popular with professionals in psychology and education, this assessment is designed to measure reading-related phonological processing skills.
CTOPP2 - Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing
Popular with professionals in psychology and education, the CTOPP2 assessment is designed to measure reading-related phonological processing skills.
What are the outcomes?
CTOPP2 has four principal outcomes which are to:
- identify individuals who are significantly below their peers in important phonological abilities
- determine strengths and weaknesses among developed phonological processes
- document individuals' progress in phonological processing as a consequence of special intervention programs
- serve as a measurement device in research studies investigating phonological processing.
All subtests measure the ability to:
- remove phonological segments from spoken words to form other words (Elision)
- synthesize sounds to form words and nonwords (Blending Words, Blending Nonwords)
- select words with the same initial and final sounds (Sound Matching)
- isolate individual sounds within words (Phoneme Isolation)
- segment nonwords into phonemes (Segmenting Nonwords)
- repeat nonwords & numbers accurately (Nonword Repetition, Memory for Digits)
- rapidly name numbers, letters, colors & objects (Rapid Digit Naming, Rapid Letter Naming, Rapid Color Naming & Rapid Object Naming)
Items you will find in the full kit include:
- Examiner’s Manual
- 25 Examiner Record Booklets for ages 4-6
- 25 Examiner Record Booklets for ages 7-24
- Picture Book
- online access to supplemental material
- all in a sturdy storage box.
- Examiner Record Booklets Ages 4 - 6 (Pk 25)
- Examiner Record Booklets Ages 7 - 24 (Pk 25)
- Supplemental Subtest(online access) inc. Blending Words, Memory for Digits, Nonword Repetition
- Supplemental Subtest(online access)inc. Blending Non words, Segmenting Non words
CTOPP2 comprises of the following composites:
Phonological Awareness Composite Score (PACS)
Provides a standard scores of three subtests; Elision, Blending Words, and Sound Matching for 4 through 6 year olds. As well as, Elision, Blending Words, and Phoneme Isolation for 7 through 24 year olds. It examines the awareness of and access to the phonological structure of oral language.
Phonological Memory Composite Score (PMCS)
Offers a standard scores of two subtests - Memory for Digits and Nonword Repetition for all individuals. The PMCS represents the examinee's ability to code information phonologically for temporary storage in working or short-term memory.
The Rapid Symbolic Naming Composite Score (RSNCS)
Sets the standard scores of two subtests; Rapid Digit Naming and Rapid Letter Naming – for all individuals. The RSNCS measures the examinee’s ability to include efficient retrieval of phonological information from long-term or permanent memory and execute a sequence of operations quickly and repeatedly.
Rapid Non-Symbolic Naming Composite Score (RNNCS)
Gives a standard scores of two subtests; Rapid Color Naming and Rapid Object Naming and offers an alternative for young children, ages 4 through 6 year olds, not familiar with letters and numbers. The RNNCS measures the examinee’s ability to include efficient retrieval of phonological information from long-term or permanent memory and executing a sequence of operations quickly and repeatedly using objects and colors.
The Alternate Phonological Awareness Composite Score (APACS)
Provides an alternate composite for measuring phonological awareness is available for 7 through 24 year olds. It is formed by combining the scaled scores from Blending Nonwords and Segmenting Nonwords. The APACS measures the examinee’s phonological awareness exclusively with nonwords
Authors: Richard K. Wagner, Joseph K. Torgesen, Carol A. Rashotte, and Nils A. Pearson
Ages: 4-0 through 24-11
Testing Time: 40 minutes
Published Date: 2013
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