About This Chapter
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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- Mental Health Issues & Disorders
- Basics of Developmental Learning Theories
- Preparing for Diverse Learning Environments
- Encouraging Learning through School-Wide Practices
- Curriculum Strategy & Development
- Forms & Methods of Assessment of Learning
- Learning Assessment Issues
- Crisis Intervention Considerations for School Counselors
- Counseling Individuals & Groups
- Providing Effective Career Counseling
- Providing Effective College Counseling
- Theories & Methods of Counseling
- Diversity Issues in School Counseling
- Creating Comprehensive School Counseling Programs
- Research & Data Collection
- Researching & Evaluating Education Programs
- Elements of Effective Communication
- Visual Representation of Information
- Communicating via Technology
- Communication & Collaboration
- Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in Schools
- Functions of the Guidance Counselor
- Professional Principles for School Psychologists
- Legal Issues & Government Policies
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