ERIC Number: ED209788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines and Manual of Tests for Educators Interested in the Assessment of Handicapped Children.
Yarnall, Gary Dean; Carlton, Glenn R.
The manual contains reviews of 29 assessment tools and tests useful in testing physically, sensorially, or severely handicapped children. An introduction discusses the limitations of standardized intelligence tests, difficulties encountered in testing handicapped children, guidelines for testing, and specific testing suggestions for children who are blind/visually handicapped, deaf/hearing impaired, multihandicapped, orthopedically handicapped, or severely and profoundly handicapped. The tests are listed alphabetically. Reviews are in alphabetical order with each review containing information on purpose, organization, administration, technical data, limitations, and general considerations. The following tests are reviewed: Adaptive Behavior Scale, Bayley Scales of Infant Development, The Bender Gestalt Test, Boehm Test of Basic Concepts, Callier-Azusa Scale, The Columbia Mental Maturity Scale, Denver Developmental Screening Test, Gesell Developmental Schedules, Goodenough-Harris Draw-A-Man Test, Haptic Intelligence Scale, Hiskey-Nebraska Test of Learning Aptitude, The Leiter International Performance Scale, Maxfield-Buchholz Social Maturity Scale for Blind Preschool Children, Michigan Manual for the Assessment of Deaf-Blind, Multiple Handicapped Children, Ontario School Ability Examination, Peabody Individual Achievement Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Pictorial Test of Intelligence, Porteus Maze Test, Preschool Attainment Record, Raven's Progressive Matrices, Santa Clara Inventory of Developmental Tasks, Sequential Tests of Educational Progress, Slosson Intelligence Test, Stanford Achievement Test, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale--1972 Norms Edition, Vineland Social Maturity Scale, and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Research Inst., Austin, TX.