Contemporary Intellectual Assessment

Contemporary Intellectual Assessment

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In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from toddlers to adults. Evidence-based approaches to test interpretation, and their relevance for intervention, are described. The book addresses critical issues in assessing particular populations?including culturally and linguistically diverse students, gifted students, and those with learning difficulties and disabilities?in today's educational settings. New to This Edition *Incorporates major research advances and legislative and policy changes. *Covers recent test revisions plus additional tests: the NEPSY-II and the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability. *Expanded coverage of specific populations: chapters on autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, sensory and physical disabilities and traumatic brain injury, and intellectual disabilities. *Chapters on neuropsychological approaches, assessment of executive functions, and multi-tiered service delivery models in schools.psyCHometrIC propertIes oF tHe wIata€III The standardization sample of the WIAT- III meets or exceeds current practice recommendations, ... 8% of the school-age normative samples included individuals with diagnosed clinical disorders, and approximately 2% were identified as ... Early Reading Skills (school-age sample only), Reading Comprehension, Sentence Composition, Essay Composition, Essayanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Intellectual Assessment
Author: Dawn P. Flanagan, Patti L. Harrison
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2012-01-01

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