When I receive referrals from a teacher I use this form to help me guide an observation of the student. It helps me document the pertinent information to discuss with the teacher or parent at a later date. It also keeps me organized by filing the observations by date so I can keep track of when I observed each student. Note: On the expressive language section I usually circle whether the child produced a word, approximation, gesture, or sign and write out what was the communicated message; i.e. if a child signs for "more", I would circle the S and then write more next to it. You can use this form to gather all areas of speech, language, and feeding or just use one section for an older student (such as the pragmatic observations or feeding section).