ERIC Number: ED159870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
BRIGANCE(TM) Diagnostic Inventory of Early Development Including Developmental Record Book.
Brigance, Albert H.
Designed for use with infants and children below the developmental level of seven years, the guide contains diagnostic and instructional information on skills in the following 11 areas (sample skills in parentheses): pre-ambulatory motor skills and behaviors, gross motor skills and behaviors (hopping, kicking, rhythm), fine motor skills and behaviors (pre-handwriting, drawing with scissors), self help skills (dressing, bathing, household chores), pre-speech (gestures, vocalization), speech and language skills (social speech, picture vocabulary), general knowledge and comprehension (time concepts, weather), readiness (visual discrimination, experience with books), basic reading skills (auditory discrimination, color words), manuscript writing (printing upper and lower case letters), and math (number concepts, time). Each section includes a general statement of the skill; developmental age notation; information on assessment methods, materials, and time limits; directions; instructional objectives; references; and related notes. Also included is a developmental record book for assessing child development in each of the 11 areas. (CL)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Early Childhood Education, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicapped Children, Handwriting, Infants, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Mathematics, Motor Development, Readiness, Reading Readiness, Self Care Skills, Speech Skills, Teaching Methods
Curriculum Associates, Inc., 8 Henshaw Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 ($49.95)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Curriculum Associates, Inc., Woburn, MA.