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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Commun Sci Disord. 2010;15(1): 34-42.
The Validity of the TTFC-K for Preschool Children
Moonja Shina` , and Hee Ran Lee`
Copyright ©2010 The Korean Academy of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
신문자(Moonja Shina)| 이희란(Hee Ran Lee)
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ABSTRACT
comprehension, language comprehension, and working memory abilites. The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of the Korean version of the Token Test for Children-Second Edition (TTFC-K) in Korean children 3 to 4 years of age.
Methods
The TTFC-K and PRES-Receptive Language Test were given to 133 normal 3- to 4-year-old children who were divided into four age groups. The scores of the two tests were used for a concurrent validity study.
Results
Significantly high correlations were obtained between the TTFC-K and PRES-Receptive Language Test. The content validity of the TTFC-K was found to be significant. The differences among the total scores of the TTFC-K in each of the four age groups were also found to be significant.
Discussion & Conclusion
This study suggests that the Korean version of TTFC-2 is a valid tool for measuring language comprehension as well as working memory skills in children 3 to 4 years of age.
Keywords: 언어이해력 | 실행기능 | 아동용 토큰검사 | 공인타당도 | 내용타당도 language comprehension | auditory comprehension | Token Test for Children
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