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PPVT™–4

2006
Lloyd M. Dunn, Douglas M. Dunn


Overview
A measure of receptive vocabulary for Standard American English
 
Ages / Grades2:6 to 90+ years
Administration Time10–15 minutes
Administration FormatPaper-and-pencil
Scores / InterpretationAge- and grade-based standard scores, percentiles, normal curve equivalents (NCEs), stanines, age and grade equivalents, growth scale value (GSV)
Scoring OptionsASSIST™ software, hand-scoring
Software Report OptionsScore summary, diagnostic analysis, and progress reports
QualificationLevel B




Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test—Fourth Edition

The release of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test—Fourth Edition (PPVT–4) continues a tradition of providing an outstanding vocabulary assessment that has been unsurpassed for nearly half a century. Quick, easy, and reliable as ever, it can assist professionals in their key role of fostering growth in language and literacy.

This versatile test is well suited for screening, diagnosis, and progress measurement.

Less Time in Assessment, More Time in Intervention

With this individually administered, normreferenced instrument, professionals can:

  • Quickly evaluate receptive vocabulary using a highly valid instrument that requires no reading or writing
  • Monitor progress using two parallel forms
  • Administer items by complete sets of 12 for ease of use
  • Meet guidelines for universal screening, identifying strengths and weaknessess and diagnostic testing within a differentiated instruction and progress monitoring environment

Key Features

The PPVT–4 test introduces significant enhancements, including:

  • Illustrations designed in full colour
  • More up-to-date, realistic art, offering a balance of gender and race/ethnicity
  • More stimulus words included (now 228 per form), with better representation of word types across all levels of difficulty
  • Growth Scale Value (GSV) added—a new metric for easily measuring progress over time
  • Larger easel format (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Modernized core vocabulary
  • Enhanced technology options with ASSIST software for faster scoring and reporting
  • New very easy items to strengthen the floor of the test
  • A newly designed carrying case, making it easier to travel with all materials need

Clinical Studies

  • Test-Retest Reliability
  • Alternate Form Reliability
  • Comparison to Previous Edition
  • Criterion Validity (e.g., CASL, GRADE)
  • Clinical-Group Validity: ADHD, Emotional/Behavioural Disturbance, Giftedness, Hearing Impairment, Hearing Impairment with Cochlear Implant, Language Delay, Language Disorder, Learning Disability, Mental Retardation, and Speech Impairment

Now Included in Every Kit: ASSIST™ Software

The ASSIST software, available in single-user and client-server formats, offers fast, flexible, and accurate scoring and reporting. This practical tool now features:

  • New design and layout
  • Ability to enter by item or by raw score
  • More individual and group-reporting options
  • Evidence-based interventions by age range and performance
  • Capacity to include an unlimited number of students in one database

PPVT™–4 and EVT™–2

Use the PPVT–4 together with the EVT–2 for a comprehensive assessment of receptive and expressive language skills.

Contact us for information on additional and/or replacement items.

Materials and Prices Price
Test Kits
30700APPVT™–4: Complete Kit (Form A and Form B) with ASSIST™ software
Includes Easel, Manual, 25 Record Forms A, 25 Record Forms B, ASSIST software, and carrying case.
$585.00
30701APPVT™–4: Form A Complete Kit with ASSIST™ software
Includes Easel, Manual, 25 Record Forms A, ASSIST software, and carrying case.
$316.00
30702APPVT™–4: Form B Complete Kit with ASSIST™ Software
Includes Easel, Manual, 25 Record Forms B, ASSIST software and carrying case.
$316.00
Combination Kits
30790APPVT™–4/EVT™–2: Combination Kit (Form A and Form B) with ASSIST™ software
$1079.00
30791APPVT™–4/EVT™–2: Combination Kit Form A with ASSIST™ software
$585.00
30792APPVT™–4/EVT™–2: Combination Kit Form B with ASSIST™ Scoring Software CD-ROM
$585.00
Additional Administration Materials
158007824Bundle of 5 Digital Stimulus Books: Essential Tools (MAC®/Windows®)
Flash drive with CELF-4, PLS-5, PPVT-4, EVT-2, and GFTA-2 stimulus book
$256.00
158007522PPVT™–4: Digital Stimulus Book (MAC®/Windows®)
Flash drive with stimulus book pictures and printable Administration Directions
$61.00
30705PPVT™–4: Manual
$113.00
30706PPVT™–4: Record Form A
Pkg of 25
$64.00
30707PPVT™–4: Record Form B
Pkg of 25
$64.00