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Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Assessment and Accommodation

ISBN-10: 1606235931

ISBN-13: 9781606235935

Edition: 2009

Authors: No�l Gregg, Donald D. Deshler

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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 1/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Georgie Adams was born in Tunbridge Wells, and grew up in Kent and Sussex. She was an editor for many years in the UK and Australia, was co-director of a small publishing company in London, before becoming a successful writer of children's books. She has written over 70 books, mostly for young children. Georgie is married to artist and printmaker, Tom Adams, has two daughters and three stepchildren, and lives in a rural part of North Cornwall, overlooking the Kensey Valley. Her website is http://www.georgieadams.com/

Why Are Accommodations Important?
Outcome Data
Secondary and Postsecondary Demographics
Universal Design Solutions
Accommodation Selection
Documentation for Accommodation Access
LD and ADHD: Myths or Facts?
Prevalence
Determining Severity
Statutes Supporting the Right to Access Accommodations
Documentation in the Secondary Setting
Documentation in the Postsecondary Setting
Questions to Consider during the Evaluation Process
Clinical Judgment
Broad and Specific Cognitive Processing
Research Evidence for LD and ADHD as Neurodevelopmental Disorders
A Process-Oriented View of Cognition
Measurement Issues Influencing Clinical Decision Making
Cognitive Ability Measures and the Assessment of LD and ADHD
Cognitive Measures Commonly Used with Adolescents and Adults
Validity of a Process-Oriented View of Cognition
Importance of Speed, Efficiency, Time, and Verbal Ability
Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment and Accommodation
Risk and Resilience Model
Comorbidity
Nonverbal LD and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Assessment of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Functioning
Effort: Just What Do the Scores Tell Us?
Accommodations and Interventions
Reading Assessment and Accommodation
Digital Learning and Work Environments
Cognitive and Linguistic Processes Influencing Reading Decoding Performance
Assessment of Reading Decoding
Reading Fluency
Accommodations for Reading Decoding and Reading Fluency Deficits
Conceptualizing the Process of Reading Comprehension
Cognitive and Linguistic Processes Influencing Reading Comprehension
Assessment of Reading Comprehension
Accommodations for Reading Comprehension Deficits
Writing Assessment and Accommodation
Multicultural and Multilingual Learning and Work Environments
Luria's Work and Accommodation Selection
Writing Tools
Assessing and Accommodating Written Expression: General Areas of Concern
Graphomotor Output (Handwriting)
Spelling
Syntax (Sentence Level)
Composition (Text Level)
Sense of Audience
Fluency
Different Symbol Systems: Mathematics, Science, and Second Languages
Mathematics
Science
Foreign Languages
Course Substitutions
Accommodations on Large-Scale Assessments
Rationales for Providing Test Accommodations
Types of Test Accommodations
Accommodations on Different Types of Large-Scale Assessments
Accommodations Allowed in Standardized Testing
Computer-Based Testing
Questions to Guide Decision Making in Test Accommodation Selection
Strategic Use of Accommodations
Test Accommodation Measurement Considerations
References
Index