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Collaborative Assessment: Working with Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, Including Those with Additional Disabilities


Collaborative Assessments: Working With Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired, Including Those with Additional Disabilities, is designed to help all professionals who work with visually impaired students understand the impact of visual impairment on assessing students’ learning potential.

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Catalog Number: F-B0026-00

Authors: Stephen A. Goodman, Stuart H. Wittenstein

ISBN: 978-0-89128-596-0

Format: Print

Product Description

Written by the expert assessment team at the California School for the Blind, this book focuses on evaluating students in a variety of areas, including psychology, speech and language, orientation and mobility, and technology, and provides a framework for developing a cooperative, interactive team of professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve accurate evaluation of the needs and strengths of students. School psychologists, speech and language pathologists, administrators, teachers, and parents will find this book invaluable. Includes helpful forms and checklists and annotated lists of assessments in each area. Includes checklists, tip sheets, and sample reports.

  • Foreword

    Editors’ Preface

    Authors’ Acknowledgments

    About the Contributors


    Chapter 1: Introduction to Visual Impairment

    Chapter 2: The Role of the Administrator

    Chapter 3: Preparation for Assessment

    Chapter 4: Vision Assessment

    Chapter 5: Expanded Core Curriculum: Education

    Chapter 6: Psychological Assessment

    Chapter 7: Speech and Language Assessment

    Chapter 8: Expanded Core Curriculum: Technology

    Chapter 9: Expanded Core Curriculum: Orientation and Mobility

    Chapter 10: Report Writing

    Chapter 11: Collaboration in Action: Henry

    Appendix A: Common Causes of Vision Loss in Children and Implications for Assessment

    Appendix B: Parent Inventory and History Form

    Appendix C: Abbreviations Used by Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

    Appendix D: Sample State Eye Report Form for Children with Visual Impairments

    Appendix E: Checklist for Classroom Observation of Communicative Behavior



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  • Federal Quota Funds: Available

    Authors/Editors: Stephen A. Goodman, Stuart H. Wittenstein

    Product Type: Multiple Disabilities

    Media: Book

    Format: Print

    Language: English

    Publication Date: 2003

    This Item Made to Order: APH does not necessarily carry this item in inventory for immediate delivery — when you order it, we will produce it for you as a special order; therefore, allow several weeks for delivery

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