Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Child

ISBN-10: 019514757X
ISBN-13: 9780195147575
Edition: 2004
Authors: Ida Sue Baron
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List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 454
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

This essential desk reference will meet the demand for a broad and convenient collection of normative data in child neuropsychology. In a clearly written, well-organized manner, it compiles published and previously unpublished normative data for the neuropsychological tests that are most commonly used with children. Far from being a raw collection, however, it integrates concepts and models central to the neuropsychological assessment of children into the discussions of data. All these discussions have a practical, clinical focus. As background, the author considers the current status of child neuropsychology practice, test models, behavioural assessment techniques, observational data, procedures to optimize child evaluation, communication of results through the interpretative session and report writing, and preliminary assessment methods. Then she reviews the tests and data under the broad domains of intelligence, executive function, attention, language, motor and sensory-perceptual function, visuoperceptual, visuospatial and visuoconstructional function, and learning and memory. Written by a seasoned practitioner, this book will be an extraordinary resource for child and developmental neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, child neurologists, and their students and trainees.

Child Neuropsychology: Current Status
Introduction
The Contribution of Neuropsychology to Child Evaluation
Reasons for Referral
Referrals from School
Referrals from Family
Neurological Disease, Disorder, or Injury
Referral from Psychiatric and Other Medical Specialties
Referrals for Longitudinal Developmental Study
Referrals of Normal Children
Referrals Due to the Presence of Neurological "Soft Signs"
Scientific Research Referrals
Referrals for Treatment, Management, and Rehabilitation Recommendations
Convergence Profile Analysis
Testing Models
A Pragmatic Approach
Alternate Test Forms
Detecting Significant Change
Child Neuropsychological Normative Data: Some Ideals and the Realities
Conclusion
Clinical Issues
Behavioral Assessment
Intake Interviewing and Scheduling
Reviewing Records
History Taking
Preparatory Steps for Testing
Behavioral Observations
The Testing Environment
Establishing Rapport
Initiating and Sustaining Test-Taking Behavior
Recognizing Behavioral and Personality Disorder
Observing Behavior and Taking Notes
Using Behavioral Strategies
Remaining In Control
Using Parents Wisely
Starting Easy-Ending Easy
Providing Feedback
Adapting the Environment
Considering the Options
Concluding the Test Session
Conclusion
Communicating Results: The Interpretive Session and the Written Report
The Interpretive Session
Information Interchange
Parent Education
Stages of the Interpretive Session
Interpretive Session Strategies
Summary
The Written Report
Test Scores
Writing for the School
Inpatient Notes
A Sample Report Format
Conclusion
Domains and Tests
Preliminary Assessment and Classification Scales
Preliminary Assessment in Child Evaluation
Inpatient Screening Assessment
Screening as a Substitute for Full Evaluation
Preliminary Screening: Means to an End
Preliminary Screening: Exploration with a Young Child
Preliminary Screening: Evaluation for the Older Child
Preliminary Screening: Evaluation for the Adolescent
Population-Specific Classification/Screening Tests
Rancho Los Amigos Cognitive Scales
The Comprehensive Neuropsychological Screening Instrument for Children
Conclusion
Intelligence Testing: General Considerations
A Very Brief History of Intelligence Testing
Cognitive Function, Intelligence, and Neurological Insult
Premorbid IQ Estimation
Intelligence Tests: Service or Disservice?
Advantages of Intelligence Tests
Limitations of Intelligence Tests
Commonly Used Intelligence Test Measures
Wechsler Series Intelligence Tests
Cognitive Assessment System
The Differential Ability Scales
Comprehensive Test of Nonverbal Intelligence
Test of Nonverbal Intelligence-3
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test
The Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test
Bayley Scales of Infant Development (2nd ed.)
Mullen Scales of Early Learning
McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
Leiter International Performance Scales-Revised
Developmental Assessment in Child Neuropsychology
NEPSY
Conclusion
Executive Function
Definition
Executive Function Subdomains
Inhibition
Working Memory
Executive Function and Intelligence
Executive Function Neuroanatomy
Executive Function Assessment in Childhood
Executive Function Tests: Plan, Organize, Reason, Shift
Category Test and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test
Category Test
Findeis and Weight Meta-Norms
Wisconsin Card Sorting Test
Contingency Naming Test
Concept Generation Test
Tower of Hanoi
Tower of London
Tower of London-Drexel University
NEPSY Tower
The Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System Tower Test
Porteus Maze Test
Executive Function Tests: Inhibition
Stroop Color-Word Test
Versions of the Stroop Procedure
Matching Familiar Figures Test
Go-No Go Tasks
Stop Signal Task
Executive Function Tests: Fluency
Verbal Fluency Tests
Verbal Fluency for Letters
Verbal Fluency for Category: Semantic Fluency
Written Fluency Test
Design Fluency Tests
Executive Function Tests: Estimation
Biber Cognitive Estimation Test
Time Estimation
Matrices
Raven's Progressive Matrices Tests
Tests Eliciting Perseveration
Repeated Patterns Test
Graphical Sequences Test
Alternating Sequences Test
Executive Function Tests for the Very Young
Self-Ordered Pointing Test
Delayed Alternation/Nonalternation
Espy Preschool Executive Function Battery
Questionnaire
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function
Conclusion
Attention
Models of Attention
Neuropsychology's Contribution to Evaluation of Attention
Subdomains of Attention
Selective or Focused Attention
Divided Attention
Sustained Attention
Alternating Attention/Mental Shifting
Tests of Attention
Span Tests
Test of Everyday Attention For Children
Trail Making Test
Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System Trail Making Test
Color Trails Test
Progressive Figures Test and Color Form Test
Auditory Consonant Trigrams Test
Children's Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test
Symbol Digit Modalities Test
Dichotic Listening
Visual Search Cancellation Tests
Continuous Performance Tests
Behavior Questionnaires
Conclusion
Language
Aphasia Screening Tests and Language Batteries
Halstead-Wepman Aphasia Screening Test
Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination
Spreen-Benton Aphasia Test, or Neurosensory Center Comprehensive Examination for Aphasia
Multilingual Aphasia Examination
Phonological Processing
Auditory Analysis Test
Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing
Naming
Naming Errors
Color Naming
Boston Naming Test
Rapid Automatized Naming
Receptive and Expressive Language
Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-III and Expressive Vocabulary Test
Expressive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test (2000 ed.) and Receptive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test (2000 ed.)
Test of Word Knowledge
Token Test for Children
Multilingual Aphasia Examination: Token Test
Written Language and Handwriting
Auditory Perception
Speech Sounds Perception Test
Seashore Rhythm Test
Conclusion
Motor and Sensory-Perceptual Examinations
Motor Soft Signs and Sequencing Tests
Timed Motor Examination
Finger Sequencing
Hand Pronation-Supination Test
Fist-Edge-Palm Test
Oseretskii Test of Reciprocal Coordination
Associated Movements
Lateral Dominance: Handedness
Right-Left Orientation
Praxis
Pantomime Recognition Test
Motor Speed, Dexterity, and Strength
Finger Tapping Test
Bilateral Alternating Finger Tapping Test
Grooved Pegboard Test
Purdue Pegboard Test
Grip Strength Test
Psychomotor Problem Solving
Tactual Performance Test
Sensory-Perceptual Tests
Reitan-Klove Sensory Perceptual Examination
Tactile Form Recognition
Benton Finger Localization Procedure
Quality Extinction Test
Conclusion
Visuoperceptual, Visuospatial, and Visuoconstructional Function
Obstacles to Interpretation of Nonverbal Deficit
Qualitative and Quantitative Features
Adult Tests Extended Downward vs. Tests Designed Primarily for Children
Right Hemisphere vs. Left Hemisphere
Verbal IQ-Performance IQ Split
Evaluation of Perceptual and Spatial Abilities
Perceptual and Spatial Tests
Line Bisection
Visuomotor Constructional Tests
Structured Drawings
Beery Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration
Matching Figures, Matching V's, Matching Pictures, Star Test, and Concentric Squares Test
Draw-A-Clock
Perceptual Tests: Non-Constructional
Benton Facial Recognition Test
Judgment of Line Orientation Test
Hooper Visual Organization Test
Standardized Road Map Test of Directional Sense (Money Road Map Test)
Children's Size-Ordering Task
Visual Planning and Organization: Mazes
Wechsler Mazes and Porteus Mazes
Other Nonverbal Measures
Learning and Memory
Memory Terms
Explicit or Declarative Memory
Implicit or Procedural Memory
Registration, Acquisition, and Encoding
Consolidation and Storage
Retrieval and Recognition
Short-Term Memory
Long-Term Memory
Anterograde Memory
Retrograde Memory and Remote Memory Impairment
Prospective Memory
Source Memory
Memory and Race/Ethnicity
Memory Batteries
Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test for Children Aged 5 to 10 Years Old
Children's Memory Scale
Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning
Test of Memory and Learning
NEPSY Learning and Memory Subtests
Verbal Learning and Memory
Verbal Selective Reminding Test
Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test
California Verbal Learning Test-Children's Version
Hopkins Verbal Learning Test
Sentence Memory
Multilingual Aphasia Examination: Sentence Repetition
Paired Associate Learning
Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised Logical Memory
Story Recall
Nonverbal Learning and Memory
Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised Visual Reproduction
Benton Visual Retention Test (5th ed.)
Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test and its Derivations
Extended Complex Figure Test
Continuous Recognition Memory Test and its Derivations
Continuous Recognition Memory-Preschool
Brown-Scott Continuous Picture-Recognition Test
Continuous Visual Memory Test
Nonverbal Selective Reminding Test
Biber Figural Learning Test
Target Test
Text Index
Subject Index

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