If this is your first time conducting a Well Screening, please take a minute to review the instructions and video below.Instructions
The helper's job is to quietly sit beside the child, listen to Trip's directions, and record the child's responses using a smartphone, tablet, or computer.Scoring Form (On your screen)
The screening takes about 20 minutes to complete and is administered to the child using a desktop, laptop, or tablet.Begin Screening (On child's screen)
Clinicians, teachers, and parents agree. The Well Screening® is a groundbreaking tool that evaluates early childhood development.
"The Well Screening shows the growth my students make over the course of a school year and helps guide my teaching to best support each individual learner."
Educator, Lauren Brown
"The Well Screening is a quick, informative, fun and engaging tool which measures critical language and academic skills at major points in the school year. After using the screener on a small sample population, the Well Screening will be coming to our district in the fall for all of our incoming kindergartners. My entire team is beyond excited!!"
Sterling Speech Associates, LLC, Washington, DC., Tamela D. Sterling, M.S., CCC-SLP
"This is an invaluable tool my school uses to evaluate our entire kindergarten class. Using the Well Screening allows educators to determine Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 programming needs."
School Psychologist, Eric Wonderly, Ph.D.
"The Well Screening captures the child's imagination while measuring skills essential to kindergarten success."
Professor and NIH Funded Researcher, Barbara Lewis, Ph.D.
"The Well Screening platform truly takes online screening for suspected speech, language, and learning disabilities to a new level. Its state of art technology and animations makes evaluating skills critical for future academic success fun and engaging."
Professor and Simulation Education Expert, Stacy Williams, Ph.D., CHSE, ASHA fellow
"This is the best kindergarten screener available...great for detecting kiddos with reading difficulty and speech and language needs. Interactive...fun..right around 20 minutes to administer...great for schools and clinics."
Executive Director of Dynamic Therapy Solutions, Los Angeles, Lisa Sandoval, M.A., CCC-SLP
"The Well Screening provides insight into skill areas not typically found in speech-language screening tools. Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center is using the Well Screening to identify kindergarten readiness skills that can be targeted through intervention and home programs. The Well Screening also pinpoints areas that may need to be evaluated further. We are so fortunate to have this online tool that can be completed by our speech-language pathologists or by parents."
Executive Director of the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, Jennell Vick, Ph.D.
"Dr. Ekelman and colleagues have created a unique, groundbreaking screener to identify key cognitive components neurologically associated with academic growth. A definite MUST for any parent interested in optimizing their child's academic growth."
Neurologist, University Hospitals, Barbara E. Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D.
"This is a great service being offered to families. This could easily change the course of a child's life."
Mom and Son, Aspen, Co., Melony and Ben