Since its first publication in 1967, the Renfrew Action Picture Test has been a reach-for assessment used by a range of professionals dedicated to the speech and language development of children between 3.0–8.5 years of age.
Widely used by Speech and Language Therapists / Pathologists, SENCOs, and teachers, among other professionals, the test covers words used to convey information (i.e. nouns, verbs, prepositions); present, past and future tenses; irregular forms of plural and past tenses; simple and complex sentence construction; and passive voice. The test provides an Information and Grammar score that can be benchmarked against a UK school population.
These updated and revised picture cards can be used as a physical accessory to the digital version of the Renfrew Action Picture Test.
10 picture cards depicting a range of everyday scenarios.
Catherine Renfrew's three tests have been used for many years and provide a means of assessing children's speech and language. Presented in a simply and easy-to-use format, they stimulate children to give samples of spoken language that can be evaluated in terms of grammatical structures, sentence length and identifying information. Completely revised, these new editions contain line-drawn pictures, a manual and a photocopiable scoring form.
All tests are suitable for use with 3-8 year olds are norm referred to enable therapists to produce comparative results. Norms are given at six-monthly intervals for both the Action Picture Test and Word finding Vocabulary and monthly for the Bus Story Test.