Collaborative Assessment: Working with Students Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired, Including Those with Additional Disabilities

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Stephen A. Goodman, Stuart H. Wittenstein
American Foundation for the Blind, Jan 1, 2003 - Education - 430 pages
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Collaborative Assessment is designed to help all professionals who work with visually impaired students understand the impact of visual impairment on assessing students' learning potential. Written by the expert assessment team at the California School for the Blind, this book focuses on evaluating students in a variety of areas, including psychology, speech and language, orientation and mobility, and technology, and provides a framework for developing a cooperative, interactive team of professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve accurate evaluation of the needs and strengths of students. School psychologists, speech and language pathologists, administrators, teachers, and parents will find this book invaluable. Includes helpful forms and checklists and annotated lists of assessments in each area.
 

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This is a very good reference, I can prescribe it to anyone willing to know how vision loss is linked with communication and speech development.

Contents

Chapter 1
1
The Role of the Administrator
23
Preparation for Assessment
37
Chapter 4
71
Chapter 5
94
Chapter 6
150
Chapter 7
196
Chapter 8
237
Chapter 9
264
Frances K Liefert
298
Chapter 11
317
Appendix A
353
Appendix B
375
Appendix D
394
Index
413
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