Step One: Applicant submits BCSPR and CSRT scores and BCSPR diagnostic report; applicant requests CAETRTM Application.
Basic Cued Speech Proficiency Rating (©1983 Beaupre) Rating must be between 0 and 1.5 with a maximum of six (6) total handshape, hand placement, hand movement, diphthong, synchronization, and/or liaison errors.
Cued Speech Reading Test (©1986 Beaupre) Applicant must score 94% or higher.
Both the BCSPR and the CSRT are available through and scored by the Testing, Evaluation, and Certification Unit, Inc. (TECUnit).
Please note that Language Matters, Inc. does NOT offer the BCSPR or the CSRT and accepts only scores obtained through the TECUnit.
To register to take the BCSPR or CSRT, contact the:
Testing, Evaluation, and Certification Unit, Inc.
1(800) 523-0964 toll free
Step Two: Applicant Receives CAETRTM Application.
After LMI receives, reviews, and accepts your BCSPR and CSRT scores, you will receive an Application Packet. The packet will provide details about the teaching portfolio which must be submitted by the applicant. Details about letters of recommendation, a videotaped teaching sample, and videotaped responses to some typical student questions are outlined in the Application Packet. The fee for the Application Packet is $50.
Step Three: Applicant submits application and portfolio to Language Matters, Inc.
If you have the BCSPR and CSRT score and diagnostic reports and wish to request a CAETR Application Packet, you can fill out the form, print the form and mail it.