PPVT vs. ROWPVT Survey Results

Dec 26, 2012 by

This was an easy survey to interpret.  About 80% of the therapists who responded use the PPVT and EVT combo to assess vocabulary skills.  15% are using the ROWPVT/EOWPVT combo and 5% reported using neither. The most common response for choosing a test is because that’s what is available.  With therapists moving around so much, you are usually in a position where you are using tests chosen by another therapist.  Sometime the administration thinks they know better and buy the ROWPVT/EOWPVT combo because it is significantly less expensive. No one gave any praise for the ROWPVT/EOWPVT combo but those who use the PPVT/EVT combo felt that it was reliable and give s a good overall representation of the students ability. One person who wrote neither followed up with the following comment.  “I work in...

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