ERIC Number: ED146748
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Reference Manual for Assessment Instruments for the Severely Developmentally Impaired.
Harris, Kenneth L.; And Others
Presented are abstracts and general information on 28 instruments useful for educational assessment of severely developmentally impaired students. An introductory section provides brief discussions on the limitations of the instruments, general rules for administering standardized tests, norm referenced tests, criterion referenced tests, standardized tests, nonstandardized tests, tracking systems, and the test battery. For each test, information is given on the following: name, author, publisher, cost, abstract, brief description of test, test construction format, test purpose, type of response, population and age, estimated time of assessment, test materials, directions for administering and scoring, and interpretation. Among the measures reviewed are the Behavioral Developmental Profile, California Preschool Social Competency Scale, Fairview Behavior Evaluation Battery for the Mentally Retarded, Teacher-Constructed Inventory of Development, and the Visual Motor Gestalt Test. Appended are a list of tests along with the addresses of their publishers, a sample copy of the Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Institute Early Childhood Education Program Developmental Scales, operational definitions, and suggested personnel qualifications for the administration of assessment instruments. (SBH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Regional Resource Center, Salt Lake City, UT.