Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment

By Dawn P. Flanagan

The latest source of complete info for carrying out cross-battery assessments

The Cross-Battery evaluate approach—also known as the XBA approach—is a time-efficient review procedure grounded solidly in modern conception and learn. The XBA strategy systematically integrates information throughout cognitive, success, and neuropsychological batteries, allowing practitioners to extend their conventional exams to extra comprehensively deal with referral matters. This technique additionally comprises directions for identity of particular studying disabilities and evaluate of cognitive strengths and weaknesses in contributors from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds.

Like all of the volumes within the Essentials of mental evaluate sequence, necessities of Cross-Battery review, 3rd Edition is designed to aid busy practitioners fast collect the data and talents they should make optimum use of mental overview tools. every one concise bankruptcy good points a variety of callout packing containers highlighting key strategies, bulleted issues, and vast illustrative fabric, in addition to try questions that assist you to gauge and toughen your clutch of the knowledge covered.

Essentials of Cross-Battery evaluate, 3rd Edition is up-to-date to incorporate the newest variations of cognitive skill attempt batteries , reminiscent of the WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, and WJ III COG, and unique objective cognitive assessments together with the WMS-IV and TOMAL-II. This ebook now additionally overs many neuropsychological batteries corresponding to the NEPSY-II and D-KEFS and gives large insurance of accomplishment batteries and specific objective checks, together with the WIAT-III, KM-3, WRMT-3 and TOWL-4. In all, this ebook comprises over a hundred mental batteries and 750 subtests, all of that are categorized in accordance with CHC (and many based on neuropsychlogical idea. this beneficial consultant features a timesaving CD-ROM, crucial instruments for Cross-Battery evaluate (XBA) purposes and Interpretation, which permits clients to go into facts and overview effects and interpretive statements that could be incorporated in mental reports.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not integrated as a part of publication file.

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