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Overview: A global screener for assessing large groups of children quickly and efficiently.

Age Range: 2:6–5:11

Other Languages: Spanish

Completion Time: 20 Minutes

Scores/Interpretation: Speed DIAL-4 provides standard deviation and percentile cutoff points by chronological age at two-month intervals for total and area scores--Motor, Concepts, and Language. Percentile ranks and standard scores are also provided.

Scoring Options: In addition to regular manual scoring, online scoring and reporting for the Speed DIAL-4 is available through Q-global™.

Publication Date: 2011

 
 
 

Product Details

Speed DIAL-4

Save time with Speed DIAL-4, an abbreviated version of the full DIAL-4 test. The Speed DIAL-4 consists of 10 core items selected from the Motor, Concepts, and Language domains. This abbreviated version can be administered by one operator and takes about 20 minutes to complete.

Users & Applications

Speed DIAL-4 is used by:

  • Preschool and kindergarten teachers
  • Early childhood specialists
  • Child development center personnel
  • Head Start program
  • Program administrators

Content & Administration

You administer the tool by presenting stimuli one at a time using a dial, manipulatives, and other materials. Speed DIAL-4 addresses the following domains:

  • Motor area: Gross Motor items include catching, jumping, hopping, and skipping. Fine Motor items include building with blocks, cutting, copying shapes and letters, and writing, and a popular fingertouching task.
  • Language area: Items include answering simple personal questions (name, age, and sex), articulation, naming (expressive) or identifying (receptive) objects and actions, plus phonemic awareness tasks such as rhyming and "I Spy."
  • Concepts area: Items include pointing to named body parts, naming or identifying colors, rote counting, counting blocks, identifying concepts in a triad of pictures, and sorting shapes. Includes an item that assesses automatic naming of objects, a skill that is associated with potential learning disabilities.

Features & Benefits

  • New norms to support updated edition
  • Lowered floor from 3:0 to 2:6
  • New items to measure skills important for predicting academic success
  • Reformatted Handbooks and Record Form for easier administration and scoring
  • Simplified administration instructions and scoring rules to reduce errors
  • Teacher Questionnaire allowing for information from multiple sources
  • Parent/Caregiver Questionnaire for assessing self-help skills and social-emotional behaviors

Speed DIAL-4 Kit Contents

  • Speed DIAL-4 Record Forms - English (50)
  • Speed DIAL-4 Record Form – Spanish (1)
  • Speed DIAL-4 Operator's Handbook
  • DIAL-4 Examiners Manual
  • Articulation DIAL –English
  • Articulations DIAL--Spanish
  • Objects and Actions DIAL
  • Copying DIAL
  • I Spy Picture
  • Alphabet Soup Card
  • Rapid Object Naming Card
  • 12 Colored Blocks
  • Timer
  • Blue carry bag

Resources

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Pricing & Ordering

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Q-global® Web-based Administration, Scoring and Reporting
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Scoring Subscriptions for Paper Administrations (Unlimited use for a single user)
 
 
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  • Reports (Subscriptions)

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  • DIAL-4 Scoring 1-Year Subscription
    QG1DL4
    $40.00
     
  • DIAL-4 Scoring 3-Year Subscription
    QG3DL4
    $110.00
     
  • DIAL-4 Scoring 5-Year Subscription
    QG5DL4
    $165.00
     
 
Speed DIAL-4
 
 
  • Kits

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  • Speed DIAL-4 Kit
    14771
    $315.00
     

    Includes Manual, Record Forms (English) (50), Record Form (Spanish) (1), Operator's Handbook (English and Spanish),and manipulatives.

    WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
  • Reports (Usages)

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  • Speed DIAL-4 Online Single Usage
    14789
    $.50
     

    Speed DIAL-4 Online Single Usage

  • Speed DIAL-4 Online Forms and Usages, English
    14786
    $69.00
     

    50 Record Forms + 50 Usages

  • Speed DIAL-4 Online Forms and Usages, Spanish
    14794
    $69.00
     

    50 Record Forms + 50 Usages

  • Administration Materials

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  • Speed DIAL-4 Record Forms
    14763
    $51.50
     

    Pkg of 50

 
 
Manual Scoring
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Speed DIAL-4
 
 
  • Kits

    Price

    Qty

     
  • Speed DIAL-4 Kit
    14771
    $315.00
     

    Includes Manual, Record Forms (English) (50), Record Form (Spanish) (1), Operator's Handbook (English and Spanish),and manipulatives.

    WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
  • Administration Materials

    Price

    Qty

     
  • Speed DIAL-4 Record Forms
    14763
    $51.50
     

    Pkg of 50

 
 
 
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