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The special educator's guide to assessment, a comprehensive overview by idea disability category, Tara S. Guerriero, Mary A. Houser, Vicki Ann McGinley

Key features & benefits of this text include the following: Provides a comprehensive overview of assessment for special education students so future teachers have the broad overview they need to feel confident in their classrooms Gives context for teacher assessment around eligibility for services and the education of students in classrooms, focusing on assessment as more than a standalone procedure, but one that affects all aspects of a special education class Connects the dots between disability, assessment, diagnosis, eligibility according to IDEA, and special education instruction for students so they see the interaction between all these elements to shape their classrooms In-depth Case Studies and Sample Evaluations provide students with real world examples of assessment as they might encounter it in their classrooms Learning objectives and key terms provide structure for readings Check Your Understanding questions throughout each chapter offer students a chance to assess their comprehension of the readings immediately with brief answers Apply What You Have Learned questions ask students to complete more in-depth activities in the form of longer answers and brief essays to apply their knowledge, with a focus on tools and organizational materials necessary for assessment
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Half Title -- Publisher Note -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Brief Table of Contents -- Detailed Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors -- Part I An Overview of Assessment in Special Education -- Chapter 1 Introduction to Special Education History, Legislation, and Consideration for Eligibility -- Chapter 2 Introduction to Assessment and Ethical Considerations -- Chapter 3 Assessment Types -- Chapter 4 Assessment for Diagnosis and Eligibility: Development and Health -- Chapter 5 Assessment for Diagnosis and Eligibility: Academic Achievement and Behavior -- Part II Assessment and Diagnosis of Disabilities -- Chapter 6 Learning Disabilities -- Chapter 7 Intellectual Disabilities -- Chapter 8 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) -- Chapter 9 Speech or Language Impairment -- Chapter 10 Emotional Disturbance -- Part III Medically Diagnosed Disabilities -- Chapter 11 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) -- Chapter 12 Sensory Impairments (Including Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Deafness, and Deaf-Blindness) -- Chapter 13 Health-Related Disabilities (Including Other Health Impairments, Orthopedic Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Multiple Disabilities) -- Part IV Making Connections Between Diagnosis, Eligibility, and Instruction -- Chapter 14 Making Connections Between Diagnosis, Eligibility, and Instruction -- Name Index -- Subject Index
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non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxix, 473 pages), color illustrations
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