ERIC Number: ED399700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
New Visions for the Developmental Assessment of Infants and Young Children.
Meisels, Samuel J., Ed.; Fenichel, Emily, Ed.
This collection of 18 papers on assessing infants and toddlers includes the views of parents, clinicians, researchers, and policymakers. The following papers are included: (1) "Toward a New Vision for the Developmental Assessment of Infants and Young Children" (Stanley I. Greenspan and Samuel J. Meisels); (2) "Charting the Continuum of Assessment and Intervention" (Samuel J. Meisels); (3) "Toward Shared Commitment and Shared Responsibility: A Parent's Vision of Developmental Assessment" (Susan Rocco); (4) "Achieving Change in Assessment Practices: A Parent's Perspective" (Barbara K. Popper); (5) "Thoughts on the Assessment of Young Children whose Sociocultural Background is Unfamiliar to the Assessor" (Isaura Barrera); (6) "History-Making, not History-Taking: Clinical Interviews with Infants and Their Families" (Laurence M. Hirshberg); (7) "A Window on the Newborn's World: More than Two Decades of Experience with the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale" (T. Berry Brazelton); (8) "The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA): A Family-Centered Transdisciplinary Assessment Process" (Joanna Erikson); (9) "Assessment for IFSP Development and Intervention Planning" (Diane Bricker); (10) "Assessment of Adaptive Competence" (G. Gordon Williamson); (11) "Nonstructured Play Observations: Guidelines, Benefits, and Caveats" (Marilyn Segal and Noreen T. Webber); (12) "Assessing the Emotional and Social Functioning of Infants and Young Children" (Stanley I. Greenspan); (13) "Climbing the 'Symbolic Ladder': Assessing Young Children's Symbolic and Representational Capacities through Observation of Free Play Interaction" (Serena Wieder); (14) "Toward Earlier Identification of Communication and Language Problems in Infants and Young Children" (Amy M. Wetherby and Barry M. Prizant); (15) "Strategies for Meaningful Assessment of Infants and Toddlers with Significant Physical and Sensory Disabilities" (Lucy Jane Miller and Cordelia C. Robinson); (16) "Neurodevelopmental Evaluation of Newborns and Infants with Genetic Disorders" (Carole Samango-Sprouse); (17) "A Values-Based Model of Infant and Toddler Assessment" (Lucy Jane Miller and Brian A. McNulty); and (18) "Family-Directed Child Evaluation and Assessment under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)" (Carol Berman and Evelyn Shaw). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Development, Clinical Diagnosis, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Emotional Development, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Individualized Family Service Plans, Infants, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Attitudes, Play, Toddlers
ZERO to THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, 734 15th Street, N.W., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20005-1013.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H