Dr. Nadine Gaab is currently an Associate Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and was formerly at Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School.
EarlyBird assesses the skills on the phonological continuum including rhyming, sound isolation, blending, sequencing, and sound manipulation.
Sound Symbol Correspondence
EarlyBird assesses a student’s ability to identify letters by name and match corresponding letter sounds.
Rapid Automated Naming
EarlyBird uses object naming to assess a student’s ability to retrieve information in a rapid and automatic manner.
Oral Language Comprehension
EarlyBird’s oral language subtests assess a student’s vocabulary and word meaning, along with multistep directions, and sentence comprehension.
Dr. Yaacov Petscher is a Professor of Social Work at Florida State University, an Associate Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research, and the Director the Quantitative Methodology and Innovation Division at FCRR.