Early Screening Profiles (ESP)
For further information on these criteria, see instrument technical documentation and/or publisher.
|Type of Instrument||Observational|
|Date of Publication||1990|
|Age Span||2 – 6 years, 11 months|
Internal consistency = .60 - .90
|Validity||Validity studies are extensive and correlations vary; see technical manual for more information|
|Sensitivity||53 - 92%|
|Specificity||65 - 88%|
|Time to administer||10-30 minutes|
|Time to score||N/A (not available)|
|Minimum reading level||N/A|
|Minimum scoring skills||Can be completed by professionals or paraprofessionals who have been trained to understand the scoring procedures|
|Name of Test||Early Screening Profiles (ESP)|
|Publisher’s Address||Pearson Assessments, 19500 Bulverde Road, San Antonio, TX 78259-3701|
|Cost||Yes, contact publisher|
Early Screening Profiles manual required at a minimum. Video training is highly recommended.
Snow, J. H. (1995). Test review: Early Screening Profiles (ESP). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 13, 101-104.
Telzrow, C. (1995). Review of the AGS Early Screening Profiles. In J. C. Conoley & J.C.Impara (Eds.), Twelfth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 63-65). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
Kundert, D. K., McIntosh, D. E., May, D. C., & Ryter, K. R. (1993). The relationship among scores on the Early Screening Profiles and the Differential Ability Scales with a preschool sample. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.