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Preschool Language Scales - Fifth Edition (PLS-5)
Please visit this website for more information about the instrument: Preschool Language Scales 5th Edition.

Supplemental: Cerebral Palsy (CP) and Mitochondrial Disease (Mito)

Short Description of Instrument

The Preschool Language Scales-Fifth Editon (PLS-5) is an interactive instrument used to assess language delays or disorders in children from birth up to age 8.


Total language, auditory comprehension, expressive communication standard scores, growth scores, percentile ranks, language age equivalents.


Zimmerman, I. L., Steiner, V, G., & Pond, E. (2011). Preschool Language Scales- Fifth Edition (PLS-5). San Antonio, TX: Pearson.


Document last updated June 2019