For anyone involved in the special education process, here is a comprehensive practical guide to the most frequently used and helpful tests for diagnosing suspected disabilities of all kings intellectual, perceptual, language, achievement, psychosocial and social maturity from the early childhood years through adolescence.
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For anyone involved in the special education process, here is a comprehensive practical guide to the most frequently used and helpful tests for diagnosing suspected disabilities of all kinds — intellectual, perceptual, language, achievement, psychosocial and social maturity — from the early childhood years through adolescence.
You'll find detailed information on the make-up and purpose of each of 109 different tests, including subtests, scoring diagnostic patterns if any and specific strengths and weaknesses, all conveniently organized into the following sections:
In addition, the Guide thoroughly covers the various stages of evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, prescription, and remediation and offer up-to-date guidance on gathering information, the parents' role in the assessment process, understanding children's behavior during testing, writing and developing IEPs, and implementing remediation techniques in the classroom.
The valuable appendices at the end of the Guide give you the names, addresses, phone and fax numbers of test publishers... test reference guide by category and by name...a glossary of test & measurement, special education, psychological, and occupational therapy terms...and special education abbreviations.
As the authors point out, "With the proper tests and their proper interpretation, many problems exhibited by students with special needs can be more rapidly and appropriately addressed. As with any event, early diagnosis and intervention can mean all the difference in an individual's life."About the Author:
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. 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 Psychologists.
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Book Description Jossey-Bass, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M087628893X
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