ERIC Number: ED181658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Measurement: A Collection of Readings for Educators of Young Handicapped Children. 1979 Series, No. 1.
Black, Talbot, Ed.
Eleven author contributed papers presented at a 1978 conference on measuring the growth and development of young handicapped children are presented. N. Anastasiow presents a rationale for measurement in his paper "A Philosophical Perspective: Why Measure Child Progress?'" Seven papers address instrument selection: "Screening, Diagnosis, and Assessment: How Do These Types of Measurement Differ?" (M. Kemper and W. Frankenburg); "Mildly to Moderately Handicapped Preschoolers: How Do You Select Child Assessment Instruments?" (G. Harbin); "Mildly to Moderately Handicapped Preschoolers: How Do You Select Program Evaluation Instruments?" (R. Sheehan); "Mildly to Moderately Handicapped Infants: What Should Influence Your Approach To Measurement?" (C. Kopp); "Mildly to Moderately Handicapped Infants: How Do You Assess the Progress of Both Mother and Infant?" (E. Badger); "Severely and Profoundly Handicapped: How Do You Measure Sensorimotor and Cognitive Skills?" (C. Robinson); and "Severely and Profoundly Handicapped: How Do You Measure Communication Skills?" (R. Dubose). Three final papers conclude the volume: "Public Law 94-142: What Are Its Implications for Measurement?" (G. Harbin); "Adaptations in Measurement Procedures: Should You Make Alterations for Handicapped Children?" (R. DuBose); and "Documenting Child Progress: How Do You Choose Data Collection Designs and Instruments?" (R. Sheehan). (CL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Technical Assistance Development System.
Note: This book is a Proceedings Document based on the Measuring Child Progress Conference held by TADS in Nashville, TN