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Audiology and Speech Research 2017;13(3): 222-230.
Published online: July 31, 2017.
doi: http://doi.org/10.21848/asr.2017.13.3.222
영유아 청각 및 의사소통 행동 체크리스트의 신뢰도와 타당도 검증
김진숙1, 박경연2
1한림대학교 자연과학대학 언어청각학부·청각언어연구소
2한림대학교 일반대학원 언어병리청각학과
Reliability and Validity of Infant-Toddler Auditory and Communicative Behavioral Checklist
Jinsook Kim1, Kyeongyeon Park2
1Division of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Research Institute of Audiology and Speech Pathology, College of Natural Science, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
2Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Graduate School, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
Correspondence  Jinsook Kim ,Tel: +82-33-248-2213, Fax: +82-33-256-3420, Email: jskim@hallym.ac.kr
Received: January 12, 2017; Revised: March 13, 2017   Accepted: April 7, 2017.  Published online: July 31, 2017.
The objective of this study was to analyze the reliability and validity, and compare the Infant-Toddler Auditory and Communicative Behavioral Checklist (IT-ACBC) to general developmental levels of Korean Developmental Screening Test for infant & children (K-DST) for identifying characteristics of the checklist.
IT-ACBC were administered by 287 parents of the normally developing infants aged from 1-26 months. After considering internal consistency reliability, frequency of response to each month group, and questions from respondents, 36 items, 3 items for 12 month groups, were finally extracted from the preliminary items. The internal consistency of items and test-retest reliability were calculated. The validity for items were conducted by attempting a concurrent validity analysis. Average and standard deviation of IT-ACBC was analyzed to standardize a criterion. The correlation between auditory and communicative behavioral ability of IT-ACBC and 6 general developmental skills of K-DST scores were obtained to identify their relationship.
The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of IT-ACBC was 0.964. The test-retest reliability was quite high with r = 0.962. The score of the checklist was significantly correlated with ‘LittlEARS Auditory Questionnaire-Korean’ score. The score of the IT-ACBC was significantly correlated with the language score of K-DST (r = 0.426).
IT-ACBC was developed and standardized scores were provided to evaluate auditory and communicative behavior in typically developing infants and toddlers. IT-ACBC can be utilized for checking auditory and communicative behaviors briefly. Further, IT-ACBC also can be utilized to assess auditory and communicative behaviors for multi-handicapped children comparing with other functions of K-DST.
Key Words: Infant-toddler, Development of auditory and communicative behavior, Infant development, Checklist, Screening test
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