150 pages | 27 B/W Illus.
This is a practical, accessible manual for Speech and Language Therapists, Educational Psychologists and Educators who assess children with language impairments, explaining how and why to implement Dynamic Assessment and gives you a huge range of ready-to-use, practical tools.
Where normal assessments simply identify deficits, Dynamic Assessment also identifies the child's potential to learn by allowing for prompts from you, during the assessment, thus far better informing your decisions about appropriate interventions and strategies to help the children you work with.
What does this manual offer?
Written by Dr Natalie Hasson, a highly experienced Speech and Language Therapist who leads the field in researching the dynamic assessment of language, this is the only Dynamic Assessment manual of its kind.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Theory and Rationale
Chapter 3 How to do a DA
Chapter 4 Scoring
Chapter 5 The DASS
Chapter 6 Applications to Intervention
Appendix A: Materials related to the Dynamic Assessment of Sentence Structure
Appendix B: Supplementary Materials
Appendix C: References for further applications of DA