Age Group: 3 months through 6 years Testing Time: 15 to 30 minutes Administration: Individual
Evaluating Acquired Skills in Communication–Third Edition (EASIC-3) is a five-level inventory developed for use with children who are developmentally disabled, have autism, or have moderate to severe cognitive and language disorders. It provides assessment items in the areas of prelinguistic skills, semantics, syntax, morphology, and pragmatics.
Examiners can use this systematic tool to (1) evaluate students’ communication skills, (2) record their performance, or (3) translate assessment data into appropriate goals and objectives for IEPs. Features of EASIC–3:
New assessment items are included
Developmental age ranges have been updated
Profiles have been restructured to correspond to revised Inventory items
Developmental Age Charts (Appendix A) correspond to the revised developmental data
Goals and Objectives List (Appendix B) correspond to the new item hierarchy on the Inventories and Profiles