Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification Essentials of Psychological Assessment

This new second edition has been updated to align with the most current understanding of SLD manifestations, diagnostic assessment, and includes new material covering nonverbal learning disability, general learning difficulties, speech-language impairment, and evidence-based interventions, and differentially diagnosing SLD from other conditions.

This book provides in-depth information to facilitate accurate identification and appropriate intervention to help you help the children in your care. Understand how sld manifests in academic performance learn theory- and research-based approaches to SLD identification Examine the latest information about new aspects of SLD determination Utilize appropriate and effective intervention strategies for student support If a child's learning disability is caught early, and the correct type of support is provided, that child gets the chance to develop the skills that lead to achievement in school and beyond.

. Practical, interventions, authoritative guidance on specific learning disability SLD, identification, up-to-date guidance on identifying Specific Learning Disability Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification provides accessible, with the most up-to-date information on assessment, and more.

Contributions by leading experts examine multiple theoretical orientations and various identification approaches for dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and other common SLDs. Essentials of specific learning Disability Identification provides authoritative guidance and practical methods that can help you start changing children's lives today.

Early sld identification and the right kind of help can raise the trajectory of a child's life. As a high-incidence disorder, sld affects 10-15 percent of the general population, making successful identification an essential skill for those who work with children.

Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment

This approach also includes guidelines for identification of specific learning disabilities and assessment of cognitive strengths and weaknesses in individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Note: cd-rom/dvd and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

This book now also overs many neuropsychological batteries such as the nepSY-II and D-KEFS and provides extensive coverage of achievement batteries and special purpose tests, including the WIAT-III, KM-3, WRMT-3 and TOWL-4. In all, this book includes over 100 psychological batteries and 750 subtests, all of which are classified according to CHC and many according to neuropsychlogical theory.

The most up-to-date resource of comprehensive information for conducting cross-battery assessments The Cross-Battery assessment approach—also referred to as the XBA approach—is a time-efficient assessment method grounded solidly in contemporary theory and research. The xba approach systematically integrates data across cognitive, achievement, and neuropsychological batteries, enabling practitioners to expand their traditional assessments to more comprehensively address referral concerns.

Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Essentials of cross-battery assessment, wais-iv, and wj iii cog, such as the wisc-iv, Third Edition is updated to include the latest editions of cognitive ability test batteries, and special purpose cognitive tests including the WMS-IV and TOMAL-II.

This useful guide includes a timesaving cd-rom, essential Tools for Cross-Battery Assessment XBA Applications and Interpretation, which allows users to enter data and review results and interpretive statements that may be included in psychological reports.

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

The book is also a good resource for parents who are helping a child with dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, second edition essentials of wisc-iv assessment, and helping individuals who have dyslexia expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, assessing, Second Edition Wiley.

Wiley. Addressing the components that need to be considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitive and academic—this book includes descriptions of the various tests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along with detailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals and parents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia.

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectively understand, assessing, and treat individuals struggling with dyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention provides practical, step-by-step information on accurately identifying, assess, and using evidence-based interventions with individuals with dyslexia.

Like all the volumes in the essentials of psychological Assessment series, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, neuropsychologists, special education teachers, educational diagnosticians, assess, to recognize, this straightforward book presents information that will prepare school psychologists, as well as general education teachers, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia.


Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Annotations within each case report provide a window into the mind of the examiner throughout the assessment process. Essentials of ktea-3 and wiat-iii assessment makes score interpretation easier by explaining what each score measures and the implications of a high or low score. Designed to provide in-depth information in an easy to use reference format, scoring, the book provides guidelines and tips for administration, and interpretation that go beyond the information provided in the test manuals.

Wiley. Clinicians will find a helpful discussion of how these tests may be interpreted using either a CHC or neuropsychological approach to assessment. Essentials of ktea-3 and wiat-iii assessment is the clear, focused guide to using these tests to their fullest potential. Case studies illustrate the use of these tests to respond to various referral concerns.

Written by expert authors kristina breaux and elizabeth lichtenberger, essentials of ktea-3 and wiat-iii assessment offers up-to-date, KTEA-3 Brief Form, comprehensive, step-by-step instruction in the accurate and effective use of the newest editions of the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement KTEA-3 Comprehensive Form, and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test WIAT-III.

Learn how to increase the diagnostic utility of the ktea-3 and wiat-iii by taking full advantage of their capabilities for error analysis, qualitative observations, and progress monitoring, and by pairing the results with measures of cognitive ability such as the WISC-V and KABC-II. Extensive illustrations, call-out boxes, and "Test Yourself" questions help students and clinicians quickly absorb the information they need.


Essentials of WJ IV Tests of Achievement Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Wiley. Wendling—two experts on the topic—essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievement provides step-by-step guidance for administering, scoring, and interpreting the achievement portion of the WJ IV®. Designed to be an easy-to-use reference, the text goes beyond the information found in the WJ IV® test manual to offer full explanations of the tests and clusters on the WJ IV® ACH.

Wiley. Essentials of wj iv® tests of achievement contains: concise chapters that feature numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, and 'test yourself' questions Separate chapter on the use and interpretation of the WJ IV® Tests of Oral Language and how the WJ IV® ACH and WJ IV® OL can be used together to increase diagnostic utility Expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses This accessible resource highlights the most informative aspects of WJ IV® ACH, points out common errors, bulleted points, and reviews the complexities of administration and scoring the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement.

Complete coverage of administration, interpretation, scoring, scoring, and reporting Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls Conveniently formatted for rapid reference The hands-on guide for confidently administering, and interpreting the WJ IV® Tests of Achievement Written by Nancy Mather and Barbara J.

Wiley. This essential guide also explains the meaning of all scores and interpretive features and includes valuable advice on clinical applications and illuminating case studies. Wiley.

Writing Useful, Accessible, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports

John Wiley Sons. The authors offer step-by-step guidelines for developing an assessment plan in a collaborative process with parents, gathering relevant information, teachers, choosing appropriate assessment and data collection tools, and other professionals, and providing clear and feasible individualized recommendations that directly respond to referral concerns in a format easily understood by parents and teachers.

Wiley. It is a brilliant accomplishment that should be required reading for every school psychologist. Brent duncan, and legally defensible psychoeducational reports from clearly identifying reasons for referral to making recommendations based on assessment results, accessible, phd, arcata CA PRACTICAL GUIDANCE ON WRITING USEFUL, Writing Useful, Humboldt State University, Professor of Psychology, ACCESSIBLE, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports offers practical guidance for creating reports that enhance the understanding of children and their strengths and challenges in order to better meet their educational and functional needs.

Ideal for graduate students in school psychology, positive phrasing, and intervention features numerous real-world cases, examples of question-driven referral reports, and other professionals in related fields who work with children in a school setting, and vocabulary Illustrates how to develop well-formed questions and how to choose assessment tools to answer referral questions Reviews the legal mandates of report writing and discusses what must be included Demonstrates how to accurately document and integrate data from record review, interviews, school psychologists, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports: Provides specific suggestions for increasing the usefulness and accessibility of reports including readability, prevention, Accessible, observations, helpful checklists, Writing Useful, and tests Discusses how the use of the referral-based consultative assessment and report writing model can promote more active involvement in collaboration, and a model interview protocol Wiley.

Wiley. Like the reports the authors describe, beautifully written, the book is carefully organized, and accessible to practitioners as well as graduate students. This book focuses on how to write a psychological report that is first and foremost helpful to consumers, while also being technically and legally defensible.

Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Essentials of assessment Report Writing provides comprehensive guidelines for navigating through the report writing process. New discussion includes advice on tailoring the report to the audience, and annotated case reports provide illustrative models of effective report styles, interpretation, and analysis.

Wiley. This book provides expert guidance throughout the reporting process to help practitioners provide high-quality, accessible reports. Reporting styles vary widely within the field, in both content and style; there is no definitive "standard, " but many reports fail to reflect best practices and therefore prove less than useful to the reader.

Wiley. The bestselling guide to reporting writing, yet targeted, psychological, updated and reworked for today's practice Essentials of Assessment Report Writing offers effective solutions to the creation of reader-friendly, and educational assessment reports. Parents, clients, clinicians, and other readers need more than test-by-test descriptions—they need an accessible analysis of the entire situation to determine their next steps.

With a focus on current practice, this new second edition covers dSM-5 updates and the latest assessment instruments including the WJ IV, WISC-V, WAIS-IV, KTEA-3, and the CAS2. This book provides clear guidance for busy practitioners seeking ways to improve their report writing skills. Because this report will be used to inform treatment, intervention, the client's quality of life—it is critical that it provides clear, and ultimately, informative guidance in a way that readers can understand.

Integrate assessment results to provide a person-centered report identify and navigate critical decision points in the interpretive process Write efficiently yet effectively while enhancing the reader's experience Provide an accurate, informative, and readable assessment report Incorporate practical recommendations to address the referral concerns Expertly-conducted assessments should culminate with a carefully constructed analysis that provides direction via clear communication.

Essentials of WJ IV Cognitive Abilities Assessment Essentials of Psychological Assessment

The step-by-step guide to administering, and interpreting the wj iv® tests of Cognitive Abilities Essentials of WJ IV® Cognitive Abilities Assessment provides expert, score, practical advice on how to administer, scoring, and interpret the WJ IV COG®. This essential guide also explains the meaning of all scores and interpretive features and includes valuable advice on clinical applications and illuminating case studies.

. Wiley academic. Designed to be an easy-to-use reference, the text goes beyond the information found in the WJ IV® examiner's manual to offer full explanations of the tests and clusters on the WJ IV COG®. Wiley. Expert assessment of the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses. If you're a school psychologist, clinical psychologist, or any professional or graduate student looking to become familiar with the new WJ IV COG®, neuropsychologist, this is the definitive resource you'll turn to again and again.

An in-depth chapter on interpretation of the WJ IV COG® which highlights links to interventions for each test based on contemporary theory and research. John Wiley Sons. Wiley. This clearly written and easily accessible resource offers: Concise chapters with numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, numerous examples, and test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.


Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions

Written by barbara wendling and nancy mather, this intervention-oriented reference presents clear descriptions of research-based interventions in the areas of: phonological awareness and beginning reading phonics; phonics and sight word instruction; reading fluency; vocabulary and reading comprehension; spelling, handwriting, two experts in educational assessment and intervention, and written expression; basic math skills; and math problem-solving.

Wiley. Essentials of evidence-based academic Interventions puts at your fingertips the successful instructional techniques and materials necessary for accurate and effective use of evidence-based interventions. Wiley academic. Wiley. Wiley. John Wiley Sons. John Wiley Sons. Wiley.

Essentials of WISC-V Assessment Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Wiley. The wisc-v is a valuable assessment tool, but it must be administered and scored appropriately to gain meaning from score interpretation. Wiley academic. Wiley. In this volume, modifications, sample reports demonstrate how WISC-V assessment results may be linked to interventions, accommodations, and compensatory strategies that facilitate positive outcomes for children.

Essentials of wisc-v assessment is the all-in-one practical resource for both students and practitioners. Wiley. Packed with practical tips for more accurate assessment, this informative guide includes numerous case studies that illustrate a range of real-world issues. Wiley. Wiley academic. Special attention is devoted to the assessment of individuals who have significant learning difficulties, such as learning disabilities, and who speak English as a second language.

John Wiley Sons. This book gives you an in-depth understanding of the wisc-v assessment and interpretive process to assist practitioners in: conducting efficient and informative WISC-V assessments Utilizing WISC-V in cross-battery and neuropsychological assessment Applying WISC-V in the identification of specific learning disabilities Utilizing WISC-V in nondiscriminatory assessment of English language learners Writing theory-based WISC-V reports Linking WISC-V findings to interventions based on individual performance As the world's most widely-used intelligence test for children, the WISC-V is useful in diagnosing intellectual disabilities and specific learning disabilities, as well as in identifying giftedness.

The book can be used on its own or with companion software purchased separately that provides a user-friendly tool for producing psychometrically and theoretically defensible interpretations of WISC-V performance, and may be used to develop interventions based on each child's strengths and weaknesses.

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Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere with classroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwise tailor an intervention based on that information. Practitioners will also recognize and learn how to intervene with students from underserved and mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failure including English-language learners and students from impoverished environments.

The companion cd-rOM provides additional worksheets, case studies, and handouts. Wiley academic. Wiley. Wiley. As with all volumes in the essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting key concepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. John Wiley Sons.

A resource for designing and implementing intervention Programs for At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures for planning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risk learners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventions using actual case examples.

Wiley. Wiley. John Wiley Sons. In addition, and behavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties in reading, writing, math, cognitive, this volume offers guidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner that assists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussion and information relating to specific academic, and oral language.