Book Title: Wrightslaw All About Tests and Assessments, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Harbor House Law Press, Inc.
Author: Melissa Lee Farrall
Clear, inviting, and engaging, Wrightslaw All About Tests and Assessments, Second Edition includes: *The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition (WISC-V-V) and the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement, Fourth Edition (WJ IV) *psychological, academic, and neuropsychological tests and what these tests measure *how to select an evaluator *how to request a special education evaluation and how to provide parental consent *speech-language, physical and occupational therapy, processing, adaptive behavior, and functional behavior assessments *test terms and the realities about tests and assessment *how small differences between tests can result in large differences in scores The goal of Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments is to demystify the assessment process and make it less intimidating. If your child has a disability or you teach children with disabilities, you need accurate information about the child's strengths, weaknesses, and needs before you can make decisions about his educational program. If you are like most people, you have questions about tests and evaluations. How do tests measure skills? What do the test scores mean? Should you request specific tests? In this easy-to-read book, you will find clear, concise answers to frequently asked questions about assessments, evaluations, and tests. You will learn about: In Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments, we answer more than 200 questions and guide you through scenarios about the assessment process. You will learn what to expect, how to prepare, and how to find a good evaluator. Learn how to request an evaluation and how to provide parental consent. You will learn about common difficulties children have and what tests are used to diagnose these disorders. This book describes types of tests used to evaluate problems and what skills each test measures.