Ages: 12 through 80 (Grade 7 and higher)Testing Time: 20 to 30 minutesAdministration: Individual
The Test of Adolescent/Adult Word Finding- Second Edition is a norm-referenced, single-word expressive language test expressly designed to assess the word-finding ability of adolescents and adults. It can be used to identify individuals who have word-finding problems, plan word finding intervention, and measure word finding ability in research studies.
Features of the TAWF-2
The Standardized Assessment
The standardized assessment has four naming sections, the results of which are combined to form the overall Word Finding Index:
The standardized assessment has ample evidence of reliability and validity:
The Informal Assessment
Five informal analyses are also provided. Three of these analyses (the Phonemic Cueing Procedure, the Imitation Procedure, and the Substitution Analysis) examine types of word finding errors individuals make. The remaining informal analyses (the Delayed Response Procedure and the Secondary Characteristics Tally) contribute to interpreting the Word Finding Index.
Complete TAWF-2 kit includes: Examiner's Manual, Word Finding Assessment Picture Book, Comprehension Check Picture Book, and 25 Examiner Record Forms, all in a sturdy storage box. (2016)