ERIC Number: ED182919
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Infant Assessment: Issues and Applications.
Darby, Betty L., Ed.; May, Marcia J., Ed.
The book offers 14 papers presented at two conferences on assessment and intervention with handicapped infants, sponsored by the Western States Technical Assistance Resource. Titles and authors include: "Neonatal Diagnosis of the Neurologically Handicapped" (M. Coleman); "Principles of Infant Assessment" (J. Swanson); "Focus on the Parent-Infant Dyad" (J. Kelly); "Developmental Screening Overview" (J. Meier); "Legal/Ethical Issues in Early Intervention" (W. Dussault); "Early Motor Development--Assessment and Intervention" (M. Swanson); "Infant Cognition--Considerations for Assessment Tools" (B. Darby); "Communication Development, Assessment, and Intervention" (N. Nichols); "Social Development and Assessment" (P. Doyle); "Methods of Assessing Mother-Infant Interactions" (C. Ramey); "Assessment of Visually Impaired Infants" (R. DuBose); "Assessment of the Young Hearing-Impaired Child" (M. Thompson); "Infant Learning Program For Down's Syndrome" (V. Dmitriev); and "Early Intervention--From Research to Practice" (C. Ramey et al.). A selected bibliography is also included. (DLS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Communication Skills, Down Syndrome, Evaluation Methods, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Identification, Infants, Mothers, Motor Development, Neonates, Neurological Impairments, Parent Child Relationship, Screening Tests, Social Development
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. Western States Technical Assistance Resource.
Note: Proceedings of conferences (1st, Seattle, WA, May 31-June 2, 1978; 2nd, San Francisco, CA, February 28-March 2, 1979)