Assessment of young children with special needs : a context-based approach / Susan M. Benner and Joan C. Grim.
By: Benner, Susan M.
Contributor(s): Grim, Joan.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2013Edition: 2nd. ed.Description: vii, 285 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780415885683 (alk. paper); 9780415885690 (alk. paper); 9780203839072.Subject(s): Developmentally disabled children | Special education - student evaluation | Medical care -- Needs assessment | Children with disabilities -- Education | Developmental disabilitiesDDC classification: 371.904
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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1 Assessment in Context: Principles for Practice 2 Purposes of Assessment 3 Developing a Framework for context-based assessments 4 Assessment through Collaboration with Families 5 Approaches and Techniques Used in Child Assessment 6 Norm-Referenced Standardized Assessment 7 Criterion-Referenced and Play-Based Assessment 8 Assessing Individual Progress through Portfolio and Work Sampling Assessments, Goal Attainment Scaling, and General Outcome Measurement 9 Functional Behavioral Assessment 10 Assessment Environments 11 Context-Based Assessment cases: Infants and Toddlers 12 Context-Based Assessment Cases: Preschool and Primary-Grade Children
Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs, Second Edition helps prepare teachers for the task of evaluating the skills of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with developmental delays and those considered at risk to experience developmental delays or difficulties. A child's environment is a critical consideration when focusing on assessment, and authors Susan Benner and Joan Grim explore the important issues of family resources, health, multidimensional environmental influences, economic deprivation, and domestic violence on infant and child development. This textbook conveys a sen