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Receptive Skills Test

Herman, R. (1998). Issues in Designing an Assessment of British Sign Language Development. Proceedings of the Conference of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (pp. 332-337). Liverpool, UK.
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Herman, R., Grove, N., Holmes, S., Morgan, G., Sutherland, H., & Woll, B. (2004). Assessing BSL Development: Production Test (Narrative Skills). London, UK: City University Publication.

Herman, R., Holmes, S., & Woll, B. (1998). Design and Standardization of an Assessment of British Sign Language Development for Use with Deaf Children: Final Report, 1998. Manuscript, Department of Language & Communication Science, City University London, UK.
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Herman, R., & Roy, P. (2000). The influence of child hearing status and type of exposure to BSL on BSL acquisition. Proceedings of the 1999 Child Language Seminar, London.
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Herman, R., & Roy, P. (2006). Evidence from the wider use of the BSL Receptive Skills Test. Deafness and Education International, 8(1), 33-47. doi:10.1002/dei.33.
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Test of Adult Speechreading

Mohammed, T., Campbell, R., Macsweeney, M., Barry, F., & Coleman, M. (2006). Speechreading and its association with reading among deaf, hearing and dyslexic individuals. Clinical linguistics & phonetics, 20(7-8), 621-630.
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Mohammed, T. E., MacSweeney, M., & Campbell, R. (2003). Developing the TAS: Individual differences in silent speechreading, reading and phonological awareness in deaf and hearing speechreaders. In AVSP 2003-International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing.
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Test of Child Speechreading

Kyle, F. E., Campbell, R., & MacSweeney, M. (2016). The relative contributions of speechreading and vocabulary to deaf and hearing children's reading ability. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 48, 13-24. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2015.10.004.
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Kyle, F.E., Campbell, R., Mohammed, T., Coleman, M., & MacSweeney, M. (2013). Speechreading development in deaf and hearing children: introducing the Test of Child Speechreading. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 56 (2), 416-426. doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0039).
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Nonsense Sign Repetition Test

Mann, W., Marshall, C., Mason, K., & Morgan, G. (2010). The acquisition of sign language: The interplay between phonology and phonetics. Language and Learning Development, 8, 60-86. doi: 10.1080/15475440903245951.
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Communicative Development Inventory

Woolfe, T., Herman, R., Roy, P., & Woll, B. (2010). Early vocabulary development in deaf native signers: a British Sign Language adaptation of the communicative development inventories. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(3), 322-331.
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Vocabulary Test

Mann, W., & Marshall, C. (2012). Investigating deaf children's vocabulary knowledge in British Sign Language. Language Learning, 62(4), 1024-1051.
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Cognitive Screening Test

Atkinson, J., Denmark, T., Marshall, J., Mummery, C., & Woll, B. (2015). Detecting Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Deaf People: The British Sign Language Cognitive Screening Test. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology
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Sentence reproduction Test

Cormier, Kearsy, Robert Adam, Katherine Rowley, Bencie Woll & Joanna Atkinson. 2012. The British Sign Language Sentence Reproduction Test: Exploring age-of-acquisition effects in British deaf adults. Paper presented at Experimental Studies in Sign Language Research Workshop at the Annual Meeting of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), Frankfurt, Germany, 7 March 2012.
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Aphasia Assessment Battery

Atkinson, J., Campbell, R., Marshall, J., Thacker, A., & Woll, B. (2004). Understanding ‘not’: neuropsychological dissociations between hand and head markers of negation in BSL. Neuropsychologia, 42(2), 214-229.
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Marshall, J., Atkinson, J., Smulovitch, E., Thacker, A., & Woll, B. (2004). Aphasia in a user of British Sign Language: Dissociation between sign and gesture. Cognitive neuropsychology, 21(5), 537-554
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Marshall, J., Atkinson, J., Thacker, A., & Woll, B. (2003). Investigating comprehension impairments in users of British sign language following CVA. Brain and Language, 87(1), 129-130.
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Marshall, J., Atkinson, J., Thacker, A., & Woll, B. (2003). Is speech and language therapy meeting the needs of language minorities? The case of deaf people with neurological impairments. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 38(1), 85-94.
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Marshall, J., Atkinson, J., Woll, B., & Thacker, A. (2005). Aphasia in a bilingual user of British sign language and english: Effects of cross-linguistic cues. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 22(6), 719-736.
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Atkinson, J., Marshall, J., Woll, B., & Thacker, A. (2005). Testing comprehension abilities in users of British Sign Language following CVA. Brain and language, 94(2), 233-248.
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