Practical Guide to Assessing Infants and Preschoolers with Special Needs

Practical Guide to Assessing Infants and Preschoolers with Special Needs

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For undergraduate early childhood special education assessment courses.This easy-to-read text is a succinct, practical work designed for current and future early childhood special educators. Its four-part coverage provides an overview of the assessment process; basic considerations for assessment; the stages of the assessment process; and assessment within domains. Unlike introductory texts that typically deal with a specific level such as preschool, this book takes a more comprehensive approach by including assessment information on children from birth to five years of age.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 907.18g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130255211
  • 9780130255211

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. 1. Introduction. 2. Family Involvement. 3. Cultural Diversity. 4. The Team Process. II. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT. 5. The Assessment Experience. 6. Qualitative Observations of Behavior. 7. Assessing Young Children with Severe Disabilities. III. STAGES IN THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS. 8. Child Find, Screening, and Identification. 9. Norm-Based Assessment. 10. Curriculum-Based Assessment for Instructional Planning. 11. Ecological Assessment. 12. Behavioral Assessment. 13. Program Evaluation. IV. ASSESSMENT WITHIN DOMAINS. 14. Assessment of Cognitive Development. 15. Communication Assessment. 16. Assessing Social and Emotional Development. 17. Assessing Sensory Motor Development. 18. Assessment Adaptive Behavior. Index.show more