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Early Childhood Assessment

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ISBN-10: 0471419842

ISBN-13: 9780471419846

Edition: 2003

Authors: Carol S. Lidz

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Lidz presents a step-by-step approach to the comprehensive psychological assessment of young children. The text covers the major psychological tests and features specific guidelines and formats for interviewing parents and other caregivers, dynamic assessment and follow-up.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 313
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Supplementary Materials
In the Beginning ...
Developmental History
Risk and Resilience
Suggested Activities
Observing Children, Programs, and Teachers
Issues of Observation
Observing Children
Observing Programs
Observing Teachers
Suggested Activities
Families, Homes, and Cultural Contexts
The Family as a System
Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Cultural Issues
Conducting a Family Interview
Caregiver-Child Interactions
Some Concluding Thoughts
Suggested Activities
Assessment of Play
Relevance of Play
Historical Perspective
Characteristics of Play
Exploration versus Play
Developmental Aspects of Play
Children with Disabilities
Assessment of Play
Suggested Guidelines for Observing Play
General Assessment Considerations
Suggested Activities
Development-, Curriculum-, and Performance-Based Assessment
Specific Procedures
Le Plus Ca Change ...
Suggested Activities
Dynamic Assessment
Definition and Characteristics
Historical-Theoretical Roots
Prevailing Models
A Generic Approach to Curriculum-Based Dynamic Assessment
The Application of Cognitive Functions Scale
Some Editorial Remarks
Suggested Activities
Standardized Testing
Examples of Standardized Tests for Young Children
Standardized Testing and Issues of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Concluding Comments
Suggested Activities
Social-Emotional Functioning
Social-Emotional Development
Adaptive Behavior and Coping
Peer Relations
Functional Behavior Assessment
Suggested Activities
The Neuropsychological Functioning of Young Children
The "Neuro" in Neuropsychological Assessment
The Mental Status Exam
Neuropsychological Assessment of Young Children
Luria's Contributions
Five Important Points
Electrophysiological Procedures
Implications for Assessment
Suggested Activities
Assembling, Reporting, and Evaluating the Pieces
Writing Reports
Linking Assessment with Intervention
Communicating with Teachers and Parents
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Interventions
Final Thoughts
Suggested Activities
National Association of School Psychologists Position Statement on Early Childhood Assessment
New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP) Guidelines for Preschool Psychological Assessment in New York State
Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children Position Paper on Developmental Delay as an Eligibility Category
National Association for the Education of Young Children Position Paper: Responding to Linguistic and Cultural Diversity: Recommendations for Effective Early Childhood Education
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author
Supplementary Materials
Tests Reviewed
Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ): A Parent-Completed Child-Monitoring System-Second Edition (1999)
Denver Developmental Screening Test-II (1990)
Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning-Third Edition (DIAL-3) (1998)
Early Screening Inventory-Revised (1997)
AGS Early Screening Profiles (ESP) (1990)
FirstSTEP: Screening Test for Evaluating Preschoolers (1993)
AEPS Measurement for Three to Six Years
Boehm-3 Preschool/Boehm Test of Basic Concepts-Third Edition (2001)
Bracken Basic Concept Scale-Revised (1998)
Learning Accomplishment Profile--Diagnostic Standardized Assessment (LAP-D) (1992)
Developmental Tasks for Kindergarten Readiness-II (DTKR II) (1994)
Bayley Scales of Infant Development: Second Edition (1993)
Cognitive Abilities Scale: Second Edition (CAS-2) (2001)
Differential Ability Scales (DAS) (1990)
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) (1983)
Leiter International Performance Scale-Revised (1997)
McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities (1972)
Mullen Scales of Early Learning: AGS Edition (1995)
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales-Fifth Edition (2003)
Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (2003)
Woodcock-Johnson, Third Edition (WJ-III) (2150)
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) (1999)
Ages and Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional (ASQ:SE) (2002)
Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC) (1998)
The Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) (1986)
Conners' Rating Scales (1990)
The Temperament Assessment Battery for Children (TABC) (1988)
The Temperament and Atypical Behavior Scale: Early Childhood Indicators of Developmental Dysfunction (TABS) (1999)
Scales of Independent Behavior-Revised (SIB-R) (1990)
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS) (1984); Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Classroom Edition (1985)
Coping Inventory: A Measure of Adaptive Behavior (1985)
Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales (PKBS) (1994)
Social Competence and Behavior Evaluation: Preschool Edition (SCBE) (1995)
Social Skills Rating System (SSRS) (1990)
Intake Interview
Referral for Services
Referral Profile
Preobservation Teacher-Parent Questionnaire
Observation Recording Sheet
Guidelines for Observing Teaching Interactions
Mediated Learning Experience Rating Scale
Mediated Learning Experience Rating Scale-Parent (Self-Rating) Edition
Object Play Observation Guide
Instruction-Related Process Analysis
Planning for Dynamic Assessment Mediation
Response to Mediation Scale
Behavior Observation Rating Scale
Guidelines for Describing the Complex Peer Play of Preschool Children
Guidelines for Neuropsychological Referral
Suggested Format for Psychoeducational Assessments Reports
Service Satisfaction Form
Assessment Sequence
Elaborations and Examples of Components of Mediated Learning Experiences
Developmental Progression of Play Behaviors
Guildelines for Pain Reduction in Report Writing and for Generating Meaningful Reports
Sample Goal Attainment Scale
Goal Attainment Scale: Career Evaluation
Eco Map
Flowchart for Curriculum-Based Dynamic Assessment