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Dr. George A. Giuliani is a full-time Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's College in the Psychology department. Dr. Giuliani earned his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, M.S. from St. John's University, J.D. from City University of New York Law School, and Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) from Rutgers University? The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. Besides college teaching, Dr. Giuliani is involved in Early Intervention for children with special needs and is a consultant for school districts and early childhood agencies. Dr. Giuliani has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of psychological and educational topics. Dr. Giuliani is a member of the New York Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Psychologists.
Preventive Measures Prior to Assessment.
Purpose of Assessment.
Components of a Thorough Assessment.
How Students are Identified for Assessment.
Assessment and Federal Law.
Parental Consent and the Assessment Process.
SECTION 2: METHODS OF GATHERING INFORMATION.
The Screening and Referral process.
Child Study Teams/Pupil Personnel Teams.
Reviewing School Records.
Looking at the Student's Work.
New Outlooks on Assessment.
SECTION 3: THE WECHSLER SCALES OF INTELLIGENCE.
How to Determine Relative Process Strengths and Weaknesses on the Wechsler Scales.
Diagnostic Patterns on the Wechsler Scales.
How to Determine Modality or Channel Strengths and Weaknesses on the Wechsler Scales.
Other Forms of Analysis Using the Wechsler Scales.
Strengths of the Wechsler Scales.
Strengths of the Wechsler Scales.
Weaknesses of the Wechsler Scales.
SECTION 4: OTHER INTELLECTUAL ASSESSMENT MEASURES.
How to Analyze a Student's Intellectual Profile Effectively.
SECTION 5: ACHIEVEMENT ASSESSMENT MEASURES.
Interpreting Reading Tests.
Oral Reading Assessment.
Reading Comprehension Assessment.
Word Recognition Skills Assessment.
Word Attack Skills Assessment.
Summary of Reading Assessment.
Interpreting Spelling Tests.
Questions Prior to Assessment.
Information Obtained from the Teacher Prior to Assessment.
WRITTEN LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT.
Interpreting Written Composition.
Components OF Writing.
Interpreting Arithmetic/Mathematics Tests.
COMPREHENSIVE ACHIEVEMENT ASSESSMENT.
SECTION 6: PERCEPTUAL MEASURES.
The Learning Process.
Objectives of perceptual Evaluation.
VISUAL PERCEPTION ASSESSMENT.
Diagnostic Symptoms for Visual Perception Disabilities.
AUDITORY PERCEPTION ASSESSMENT.
Diagnostic Symptoms for Auditory Perceptual Disabilities.
COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF PERCEPTUAL ABILITIES.
SECTION 7: AN OVERVIEW OF LANGUAGE, PSYCHOLOGICAL & SOCIAL AND ADAPTIVE MEASURES.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT.
Interpreting Speech and Language Tests.
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ASSESSMENT.
Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Development
ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT.
Assessing Adaptive Behavior.
SECTION 8: AN OVERVIEW OF EARLY CHILDHOOD, HEARING IMPAIRED, OCCUPATIONAL & PHYSICAL THERAPY, AND BILINGUAL TESTS.
EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSESSMENT.
Causes of Hearing Impairment.
Degrees of hearing Impairment.
OCCUPATIONAL AND PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSESSMENT.
The Therapist's Many Roles.
Referral of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.
SECTION 9: UNDERSTANDING A STUDENT'S BEHAVIOR DURING TESTING.
Adjustment to the Testing Situation.