ERIC Number: ED469057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing Individuals with Disabilities in Educational, Employment, and Counseling Settings.
Ekstrom, Ruth B., Ed.; Smith, Douglas K., Ed.
This book is designed to assist testing professionals as they face the challenge of how best to assess and test people with disabilities. Chapters include: (1) "Testing Individuals with Disabilities: Reconciling Social Science and Social Policy" (Diana Pullin); (2) "The Psychometrics of Testing Individuals with Disabilities" (Kurt F. Geisinger and others); (3) "Types of Commonly Requested Accommodations" (Peter Behuniak); (4) "Documentation" (Nicholas A. Vacc and Nancy Tippins); (5) "The Decision-Making Process for Developing Testing Accommodations" (Douglas K. Smith); (6) "Score Reporting Issues in the Assessment of People with Disabilities: Policies and Practices" (William A. Mehrens and Ruth B. Ekstrom); (7) "The Clinical Assessment of People with Disabilities" (William E. Foote): (8) "Counseling Assessment" (Janet E. Helms and Ruth B. Ekstrom); (9) "Large-Scale Educational Assessment" (Peter Behuniak and others); (10) "Individual Norm-Referenced Ability Testing" (Douglas K. Smith and Donald L. Stovall); (11) "Postsecondary Admissions Testing" (Julie P. Noble and others); (12) "Testing Individuals with Disabilities in the Employment Context: An Overview of Issues and Practices" (Wanda J. Campbell and Heather Roberts Fox); (13) "Disability Nondiscrimination in the Employment Process: The Role for Testing Professionals" (Susanne M. Bruyere); (14) "The Americans with Disabilities Act and Employment Testing" (Nancy Tippins); (15) "Issues of Special Concern in Licensing and Certification" (Michael Rosenfeld and others); and (16) "Resources for Further Information about the Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities" (Janet E. Wall). An author index and a subject index are included.(Individual chapters contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Adults, Civil Rights, College Admission, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Educational Assessment, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Federal Legislation, Norm Referenced Tests, Postsecondary Education, Psychological Testing, Testing Accommodations, Testing Problems
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
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Authoring Institution: American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act