Reading Assessment: Linking Language, Literacy, and Cognition$89.95 Paperback
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- Reading AssessmentThis inviting book will enable school psychologists, reading specialists, and learning disabilities specialists to conduct effective interdisciplinary remedial recommendations and interventions.
Written from a strengths-based perspective, this accessible guide is the first book to present a research-based, integrated review of reading, cognition, and oral language testing and assessment. The theoretical underpinnings of reading, language, and literacy are covered, as well as detailed information and administration tips on the myriad reading inventories and standardised tests that may be used in a reading psychoeducational assessment.
Unique in its inclusion of instruction on crafting professional evaluation reports to illuminate a student's strengths and weaknesses, this inviting book will enable school psychologists, reading specialists, and learning disabilities specialists to conduct effective interdisciplinary remedial recommendations and interventions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Chapter 2 Reading Theory and Stages of Reading Acquisition 7
Chapter 3 Oral Language 27
Chapter 4 Linguistic and Cultural Diversity 47
Chapter 5 Statistics and Test Development 59
Chapter 6 Test Administration and Report Writing 75
Chapter 7 Response to Intervention 97
Chapter 8 Role of Intellectual Assessment 119
Chapter 9 Oral Language Assessment 139
Chapter 10 Underlying Processes 163
Chapter 11 Decoding 193
Chapter 12 Comprehension 233
Chapter 13 Informal Inventories and Readability 259
Chapter 14 Written Expression and Spelling 279
Chapter 15 Last Words 307
Appendix A: Answer Key 311
Appendix B: Glossary 319
Additional Resources 359
Author Index 369
Subject Index 379