Special Education Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostc Tests

Special Education Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostc Tests

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Appropriate as a supplement in any Special Education course. The Special Educator's Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests has been developed to provide any individual involved in the special education process with a comprehensive overview of the most frequently used tests for diagnosing suspected disabilities-including intelligence, perception and language to achievement, psycho/social behavior and social maturity-from the early childhood years to adolescence. This practical text addresses the needs of the special education teacher as a diagnostician by including information on what scores mean and how to utilize their results.show more

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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 254 x 276.1 x 209.6mm | 929.88g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130293385
  • 9780130293381

About Roger Pierangelo

DR. ROGER PIERANGELO has over 25 years of experience as a regular classroom teacher, school psychologist in the Herricks Public School system in New Hyde Park, NY, administrator of special education programs, full professor in the graduate special education department at Long Island University, private practitioner in psychology, member of Committees on Special Education, evaluator for the New York State Education Department, director of a private clinic, and consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTA and SEPTA groups. Dr. Pierangelo earned his B.S. from St. John's University, M.S. from Queens College, Professional Diploma from Queens College, and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University. Currently he is working as a psychologist both in the schools and in private practice, teaching at the college and serving as director of a private clinic. Dr. Pierangelo is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, Nassau County Psychological Association, New York State Union of Teachers, and Phi Delta Kappa. Dr. Pierangelo is the author of Survival Kit for the Special Education Teacher and The Special Education Teacher's Book of Lists, and co-author of the Parent's Special Education Survival Kit and The Complete Guide to Transition Services, all published by Simon and Schuster, and 301 Ways To Be A Loving Parent, published by Shapolsky Publishers of New York. DR. GEORGE A. GIULIANI is a full-time Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's College in the Psychology department. Dr. Giuliani earned his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, M.S. from St. John's University, J.D. from City University of New York Law School, and Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) from Rutgers University-The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. Besides college teaching, Dr. Giuliani is involved in Early Intervention for children with special needs and is a consultant for school districts and early childhood agencies. Dr. Giuliani has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of psychological and educational topics. Dr. Giuliani is a member of the New York Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School of Psychologists.show more

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I. INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT. II. METHODS OF GATHERING INFORMATION. III. THE WECHSLER SCALES OF INTELLIGENCE. IV. OTHER INTELLECTUAL ASSESSMENT MEASURES. Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (SB:FE). Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC): Mental Processing Scales. Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT). Columbia Mental Maturity Scale (CMMS). McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities (MSCA). Slosson Intelligence Test-Revised (SIT-R). Comprehensive Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (CTONI). Test of Nonverbal Intelligence-Third Edition (TONI-3). Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT). V. ACHIEVEMENT ASSESSMENT MEASURES. Reading Assessment. Gates-MacGinitie Silent Reading Test-Third Edition. Gray Oral Reading Test-3 (GORT-3). Durrell Analysis of Reading Difficulty (DARD). Gates-McKillop-Horowitz Reading Diagnostic Test. Gilmore Oral Reading Test. Slosson Oral Reading Test-Revised (SORT-R). Spache Diagnostic Reading Scales (DRS). Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-Revised (WRMT-R). Test of Reading Comprehension-Third Edition (TORC-3). Decoding Skills Test (DST). Nelson-Denny Reading Test (NDRT). Spelling Assessment. Diagnostic Word Patterns. Test of Written Spelling-3 (TWS-3). Written Language Assessment. Denver Handwriting Analysis (DHA). The Picture Story Language Test (PSLT). Test of Early Written Language-2 (TEWL-2). Test of Written Language-2 (TOWL-2). Test of Written Language-3 (TOWL-3). Written Language Assessment (WLA). Arithmetic/Mathematics Assessment. Key Math Diagnostic Arithmetic Test-Revised (Key Math-R). Test of Early Mathematics Ability-2 (TEMA-2). Test of Mathematical Abilities-2 (TOMA-2). The Steenburgen Diagnostic-Prescriptive Math Program and Quick Math Screening Test (Steenburgen). Enright Diagnostic Inventory of Basic Arithmetic Skills (Enright). Comprehensive Achievement Assessment. Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Basic Skills. Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA). Peabody Individual Achievement Test-Revised (PIAT-R). Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT). Wide Range Achievement Test-3 (WRAT-3). Test of Academic Achievement Skills-Reading, Arithmetic, Spelling, and Listening Comprehension (TAAS-RASLC). Norris Educational Achievement Test (NEAT). VI. PERCEPTUAL MEASURES. Visual Perception Assessment. Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration-Fourth Edition. (VMI-4). Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test (BVMGT). Marianne Frostig Developmental Test of Visual Perception (DTVP). Motor Free Perceptual Test-Revised (MVPT-R). Auditory Perception Assessment. Goldman-Fristoe-Woodcock Test of Auditory Discrimination (GFW). Lindamood Auditory Conceptualization Test (LACT). Test of Auditory Perceptual Skills-Revised (TAPS-R). Wepman Test of Auditory Discrimination-Second Edition (ADT-2). Comprehensive Assessment of Perceptual Abilities. Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency. Detroit Tests of Learning Aptitudes-Third Edition (DTLA-3). Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities (ITPA). Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery-Revised (WJ-R). Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD). Slingerland Screening Tests for Identifying Children with Specific Language Disability. VII. AN OVERVIEW OF LANGUAGE, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL, AND ADAPTIVE MEASURES. Speech and Language Assessment. Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-III (PPVT-III). Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language-Revised (TACL-R). Boehm Test of Basic Concepts-Revised (BTBC-R). Comprehensive Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test (CREVT). Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation. Kaufman Survey of Early Academic and Language Skills (K-SEALS). Test of Adolescent and Adult Language-Third Edition (TOAL-3). Test of Early Language Development-Second Edition (TELD-2). Test of Language Development-Primary 2 (TOLD-P:2). Test of Language Development-Intermediate 2 (TOLD-1:2). Psychological and Social Assessment. Children's Apperception Test (CAT). Goodenough-Harris Drawing Test (GHDT). Draw-a-Person: Screening Procedure for Emotional Disturbance (DAP:SPED). Rorschach Psychodiagnostic Test. The Politte Sentence Completion Test (PSCT). Thematic Apperception Test for Children and Adults (TAT). Conners' Parent and Teacher Rating Scales (CPRS/CTRS). Kinetic-House-Tree-Person Drawings (K-H-T-P). Attention Deficit Disorders Evaluation Scale-Revised (ADDES). Adaptive Behavior Assessment. AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale-Residential and Community-2 (ABS-RC-2). AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale-School (ABS-S:2). The Adaptive Behavior Evaluation Scale-Revised (ABES-R). Developmental Assessment for the Severely Handicapped (DASH). Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale (VABS). Light's Retention Scale (LRS). VIII. AN OVERVIEW OF EARLY CHILDHOOD, HEARING IMPAIRED, OCCUPATIONAL AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, AND BILINGUAL TESTS. Early Childhood Assessment. Bayley Scales of Infant Development-Second Edition (BSID-II). Preschool Language Scale-3 (PLS-3). Developmental Profile II (DP-II). Metropolitan Readiness Tests-Sixth Edition (MTR-6). Boehm Test of Basic Concepts-Preschool Version. Bracken Basic Concept Scale (BBCS). The Preschool Evaluation Scales (PES). Degangi-Berk Test of Sensory Integration (TSI). Kindergarten Readiness Test (KRT). Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). The Denver Developmental Screening Test-Revised (Denver II). The Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI). Hearing Assessment. Auditory Perception Test for the Hearing Impaired (APT/HI). Carolina Picture Vocabulary Test for Deaf and Hearing Impaired (CPVT). Hiskey-Nebraska Test of Learning Aptitude. Leiter-R International Performance Scale. Rhode Island Test of Language Structure (RITLS). Screening Instrument for Targeting Educational Risk (SIFTER). Test of Early Reading Ability-2-Deaf or Hard of Hearing (TERA-2-D/HH). Occupational and Physical Therapy Assessment. Milani-Comparetti Motor Development Test. Miller Assessment for Preschoolers (MAP). Quick Neurological Screening Test (QNST). Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). Purdue Perceptual Motor Survey (PPM). Bilingual Assessment. ESL Literacy Scale (ESL). Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Matrix Analogies Test-Expanded Form (MAT-Expanded Form). Screening Test of Spanish Grammar. System of Multicultural Pluralistic Assessment (SOMPA). IX. IDENTIFICATION OF POSSIBLE HIGH-RISK CHILDREN. X. UNDERSTANDING A STUDENT'S BEHAVIOR DURING TESTING. XI. THE PARENTS' ROLE IN THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS. XII. WRITING AND DEVELOPING AN INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLAN. XIII. CLASSROOM REMEDIATION TECHNIQUES. XIV. APPENDICES.show more

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