|aAssessment of children and youth with special needs / |cLibby G. Cohen, Loraine J. Spenciner.
|aBoston : |bPearson, |cc2015.
|axxiii, 374 p. : |bill. ; |c28 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
|aThe purpose of the fifth edition is to present future and experienced educators with an up-to-date understanding of contemporary perspectives on the assessment of children and youth,expanding previous coverage of both traditional and contemporary assessment approaches. Designed for assessors to acquire knowledge, understanding and skills related to the special education process, including referral for special education services, response to intervention, assessment timelines, eligibility requirements, monitoring, and evaluating student progress. The text also covers various approaches to assessing academic and behavioral concerns and the ability to compare and contrast specific approaches and implement them.
This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText. This highly respected text focuses on current assessment issues and procedures that every special educator needs to know. The author’s integrated approach emphasizes in-class assessment approaches as well as more formal measures and instruments. Throughout they provide numerous practical examples of how the techniques and procedures can be used in the classroom. Included are practical, ready-to-used materials integrated within instruction delivery methods; relevant case studies; and examinations of current assessment topics in every chapter. This new Fifth Edition features an expanded discussion of classroom assessment and the assessment cycle; an expanded discussion of Response to Intervention (RTI); new sections on how to use assessment effectively with students with behavior problems and how to collaborate effectively with speech and language specialists; updated descriptions of formal, standardized texts and measures; interactive features embedded into examples and mini-cases throughout; and Web links embedded into the text to further engage readers with the material. 013357086X / 9780133570861 Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Loose-Leaf Version with Pearson eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of: 0133571076 / 9780133571073 Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Loose-Leaf Version0133743845 / 9780133743845 Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Pearson eText -- Access Card