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Ch 26: Psychological Assessments for Special Populations

About This Chapter

With this chapter, you can review ways for assessing talented students, definition of giftedness in children, and other topics related to psychological assessments for special populations by watching entertaining video lessons and completing self-assessment quizzes.

Psychological Assessments for Special Populations - Chapter Summary

This chapter can be used to review or supplement your textbook studies about how to assess special needs populations. Quick video lessons are followed by brief quizzes that can be taken to assess your knowledge. This chapter includes lessons about the following:

  • Early childhood assessment procedures
  • English-language learners and their assessment procedures
  • Types of students with low-incidence exceptionalities

Our lessons let you study at any time. Print out the worksheets and their answers if you would like to study while you'are away from your computer. This chapter's study resources are also mobile-friendly.

5 Lessons in Chapter 26: Psychological Assessments for Special Populations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Early Childhood & Preschool Assessment Procedures

1. Early Childhood & Preschool Assessment Procedures

Why should very young children be assessed? This lesson will cover the differences between assessing preschoolers vs. elementary-aged children, and different types of assessments that can be used.

Assessment Procedures for English-Language Learners

2. Assessment Procedures for English-Language Learners

Students who speak English as a second language need specialized instruction and assessment. This lesson describes assessment procedures for English-language learners and explains how to use these results in the classroom.

Students with Low-Incidence Exceptionalities: Types & Assessments

3. Students with Low-Incidence Exceptionalities: Types & Assessments

In this lesson we explore students with low-incidence exceptionalities, common characteristics across the disorder spectrum, and discuss several of the more common types and common approaches to education of students with these disorders.

Giftedness in Children: Definition, Characteristics & Conceptions

4. Giftedness in Children: Definition, Characteristics & Conceptions

Schools generally define giftedness as high ability, but there are other ways to define giftedness. Learn more about the definitions, characteristics and conceptions of giftedness in children and test your knowledge with quiz questions.

Assessing Gifted & Talented Students

5. Assessing Gifted & Talented Students

This lesson defines what it means for a student to be gifted and talented. It also discusses the assessments used to determine if a student meets state-mandated requirements for entering a gifted and talented program.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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