Essentials Of Planning Selecting And Tailoring Interventions For Unique Learners

Author: Jennifer T. Mascolo
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118417356
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A Resource for Designing and Implementing Intervention Programsfor At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures forplanning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risklearners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventionsusing actual case examples. In addition, this volume offersguidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner thatassists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussionand information relating to specific academic, cognitive, andbehavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties inreading, math, writing, and oral language. Practitioners will alsorecognize and learn how to intervene with students from underservedand mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failureincluding English-language learners and students from impoverishedenvironments. Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere withclassroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwisetailor an intervention based on that information. As with allvolumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting keyconcepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. Thecompanion CD-ROM provides additional worksheets, case studies, andhandouts.

Essentials Of Specific Learning Disability Identification

Author: Vincent C. Alfonso
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119313856
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Practical, up-to-date guidance on identifying Specific Learning Disability Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification provides accessible, authoritative guidance on specific learning disability (SLD), with the most up-to-date information on assessment, identification, interventions, and more. Contributions by leading experts examine multiple theoretical orientations and various identification approaches for dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and other common SLDs. Emphasizing real-world utility, this book provides important information for professionals who work with children and youth at risk; many of the SLD identification practices can be put to work immediately, and the expert coverage offers many strategies and interventions for student support in the classroom. This new second edition has been updated to align with the most current understanding of SLD manifestations, diagnostic assessment, and evidence-based interventions, and includes new material covering nonverbal learning disability, speech-language impairment, general learning difficulties, and differentially diagnosing SLD from other conditions. Early SLD identification and the right kind of help can raise the trajectory of a child's life. This book provides in-depth information to facilitate accurate identification and appropriate intervention to help you help the children in your care. Understand how SLD manifests in academic performance Learn theory- and research-based approaches to SLD identification Examine the latest information about new aspects of SLD determination Utilize appropriate and effective intervention strategies for student support If a child's learning disability is caught early, and the correct type of support is provided, that child gets the chance to develop the skills that lead to achievement in school and beyond. As a high-incidence disorder, SLD affects 10-15 percent of the general population, making successful identification an essential skill for those who work with children. Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification provides authoritative guidance and practical methods that can help you start changing children's lives today.

Essentials Of Cross Battery Assessment

Author: Dawn P. Flanagan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118234561
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The most up-to-date resource of comprehensive information forconducting cross-battery assessments The Cross-Battery assessment approach—also referred to asthe XBA approach—is a time-efficient assessment methodgrounded solidly in contemporary theory and research. The XBAapproach systematically integrates data across cognitive,achievement, and neuropsychological batteries, enablingpractitioners to expand their traditional assessments to morecomprehensively address referral concerns. This approach alsoincludes guidelines for identification of specific learningdisabilities and assessment of cognitive strengths and weaknessesin individuals from culturally and linguistically diversebackgrounds. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, ThirdEdition is designed to help busy practitioners quickly acquirethe knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use ofpsychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter featuresnumerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points,and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions thathelp you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the informationcovered. Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition isupdated to include the latest editions of cognitive ability testbatteries , such as the WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, and WJ III COG, andspecial purpose cognitive tests including the WMS-IV and TOMAL-II.This book now also overs many neuropsychological batteries such asthe NEPSY-II and D-KEFS and provides extensive coverage ofachievement batteries and special purpose tests, including theWIAT-III, KM-3, WRMT-3 and TOWL-4. In all, this book includes over100 psychological batteries and 750 subtests, all of which areclassified according to CHC (and many according toneuropsychlogical theory. This useful guide includes a timesavingCD-ROM, Essential Tools for Cross-Battery Assessment (XBA)Applications and Interpretation, which allows users to enter dataand review results and interpretive statements that may be includedin psychological reports. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

Essentials Of Intellectual Disability Assessment And Identification

Author: Alan W. Brue
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118875095
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"Provides students and professionals with an in-depth look at intellectual disability evaluation and assessment"--

Essentials Of Working Memory Assessment And Intervention

Author: Milton J. Dehn
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118876733
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Improve academic learning outcomes with accurate working memoryassessment and evidence-based interventions Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Interventionis an accessible, practical guide to accurately and efficientlyassessing working memory. This comprehensive resource explains thetheories of working memory, with an emphasis on cognitive loadtheory, and provides step-by-step guidelines for organizing across-battery assessment, selecting appropriate instruments,interpreting results, and formulating individualized interventionsand educational programming. In-depth case studies illustratetypical profiles found in children and adolescents with workingmemory deficits, and the companion CD features worksheets, testingcharts, and other useful resources. Reader-friendly design elementsincluding Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don't Forget boxes, andpractice questions, bullet points, and icons make this guide usefulfor both study and desk reference. Working memory deficits are the main reason why students withdisabilities are unable to successfully respond to regulareducation interventions. Given the strong relationship betweenworking memory and all areas of academic learning, a deeperunderstanding of working memory and the related assessments andinterventions can facilitate greater achievement. This book helpsreaders: Understand the development and neuroanatomy of workingmemory Learn techniques for improving working memory in theclassroom Examine strategies for brain-based working memory training Effectively utilize working memory assessment measures By examining the critical functions of working memory and itsrelationship with specific learning disabilities, then providingstrategies for assessment and detailed intervention guidance, thisbook helps educatorsand professionals guide their students andclients toward improved cognitive functioning, , reducedfrustration, and improved academic performance . For those seekinga practical approach to working memory, Essentials of WorkingMemory Assessment and Intervention provides the tools andinformation they need.

Essentials Of Wj Iv Tests Of Achievement

Author: Nancy Mather
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111879916X
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Complete coverage of administration, scoring,interpretation, and reporting Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls Conveniently formatted for rapid reference The hands-on guide for confidently administering, scoring,and interpreting the WJ IV® Tests ofAchievement Written by Nancy Mather and Barbara J. Wendling—two expertson the topic—Essentials of WJ IV®Tests of Achievement provides step-by-step guidance foradministering, scoring, and interpreting the achievement portion ofthe WJ IV®.Designed to be an easy-to-use reference,the text goes beyond the information found in the WJIV® test manual to offer full explanations of thetests and clusters on the WJ IV® ACH. Thisessential guide also explains the meaning of all scores andinterpretive features and includes valuable advice on clinicalapplications and illuminating case studies. Essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievementcontains: Concise chapters that feature numerous callout boxeshighlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and 'Test Yourself'questions Separate chapter on the use and interpretation of the WJIV® Tests of Oral Language and how the WJIV® ACH and WJ IV® OL can be usedtogether to increase diagnostic utility Expert assessment of the test's relative strengths andweaknesses This accessible resource highlights the most informative aspectsof WJ IV® ACH, points out common errors, andreviews the complexities of administration and scoring theWoodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement.

Resources In Education

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Clinical Case Formulations

Author: Barbara Lichner Ingram
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046296
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Abstracts Annual Meeting Of The American Public Health Association And Related Organizations

Author: American Public Health Association. Annual Meeting
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Human Growth And Development Across The Lifespan

Author: David Capuzzi
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118984722
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A practically focused guide to effective counseling of all clients Human Development Across the Life Span is a practical guide to human growth and development, moving beyond theory to include real-world applications for counselors who work with clients. Written by recognized authorities in mental health counseling and counselor education, this book is fully aligned with the American Counseling Association's accreditation standards and includes contributions by well-known and respected academics and practitioners. Based on an extensive review of course syllabi across CACREP-accredited programs, this book is organized to follow the way courses are typically taught and follows a consistent structure including pedagogical elements that help students learn. After a thorough examination of essential concepts and theories of life span development, the book moves through each stage of human growth and development to provide expert insight, short case studies, and practical applications to counseling. The full Instructor's package provides a useful set of tools, including a Respondus test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an Instructor's Manual. This book is the only text on human growth and development that emphasizes the key implications and applications for counselors, providing useful information and the insights of real experts in each subject area. Understand the developmental milestones at each life stage Appreciate clients' perspectives to better facilitate appropriate interventions Work more effectively with clients of any age, from toddlers to seniors Tailor your approach to meet the unique needs and abilities of each life stage As a counselor, you cannot approach a child's therapy the same way you approach an adult's. Even within each major category, each developmental stage includes a nuanced set of characteristics that, considered appropriately, will inform a more effective treatment plan. Human Development Across the Life Span is a comprehensive guide to understanding all of your clients, and providing the type of counseling that facilitates more positive outcomes.