ERIC Number: ED337944
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Team Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education: A Trainer's Resource Guide. Second Edition.
Guarneri, Gina, Ed.; And Others
This curriculum is for an intensive 5-day institute in team assessment of young children with disabilities. Each of the eight chapters includes text, training activities, and an annotated bibliography. Sample forms and evaluation guides are appended to relevant chapters. The introductory chapter presents an assessment philosophy and notes implications of differences between assessing school-age and very young children. Chapters address the following topics: "Foundations for a Family Approach to Early Childhood Assessment"; "Development of an Early Childhood Assessment Team"; "Infant-Toddler Assessment--Clinical Procedures and Interpretations"; "Preschool Assessment Clinical Considerations--Procedures and Interpretations"; "Observations of the Play Behavior of Infants and Young Children"; "Foundations for Understanding Parent-Child Interaction"; "Crosscultural Issues in Assessment"; and "Linking Assessment to Program Planning." (DB)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Evaluation Methods, Family Involvement, Handicap Identification, Identification, Infants, Inservice Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Interaction Process Analysis, Interdisciplinary Approach, Observation, Parent Child Relationship, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Teamwork, Toddlers
Resources in Special Education, 650 Howe Ave., Suite 300, Sacramento, CA 95825.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.