I'm not sure what grade levels you work with, but I always found it helpful to organize my summary to parents into 3 - 4 parts. I worked with preschool students, so their parents were fairly new to speech and all our terminology/prof. jargon and so it was a quick vocab. lesson of our terminology. I would begin by saying something like:
"I looked at your child in 4 ways: Speech - the actual sounds he's making and how he's understood by others, including his voice and fluency; Receptive Language - what your child is understanding, such as directions, questions, and vocabulary, Expressive Language - how and what your child is communicating, including the use of vocabulary, grammar, etc. and Pragmatics - using his language for a variety of social reasons. "
Then, I would highlight where the major areas of need were. I would use this same script for the beginning of my portion of each IEP meeting and it would help settle my nerves and it would help me hit the more impt. points.
Hope this helps.
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