Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

by Lawrence G. Weiss, Thomas Oakland, Glen P. Aylward
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0123741777

ISBN-13: 9780123741776

Pub. Date: 07/15/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Science

One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test

Overview

One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test content, administration, scoring, interpretation, strengths / concerns, and uses in clinical populations. Each chapter also includes a real life case study demonstrating typical performance of a child with delays one of the five areas of development. The book concludes with a special chapter on procedures for brief neurodevelopmental screening of infants in pediatric settings. Covering all major areas of development, the book is informative for a wide range of professionals who use the BAYLEY-III to evaluate development of infants and toddlers from multiple perspectives including psychology, speech and language, and occupational/physical therapy.


  • Provides an overview of the theoretical background and structure of BAYLEY-III written by the lead Research Director
  • Introduces practitioners to the test content in each of the five major areas of child development covered by the BAYLEY-III: cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning
  • Readers will learn how to competently administer, score, and interpret each of the five scales in the BAYLEY-III
  • Explains the strengths and limitations of the test in each of the five areas it measures
  • Instructs readers on uses of the test in specific clinical populations
  • Includes five case studies showing typical patterns of children delayed in one of the five areas of development
  • Concludes with a special chapter on neurodevelopmental screening procedures in pediatric settings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123741776
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/15/2010
Series:
Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Overview and Introduction to the Bayley-III;
Becoming Proficient with Bayley-III Administration;
Development of the Bayley-III;
Cognitive Development;
Language Deelopment;
Motor Development;
Social-Emotional Development;
Adaptive Behavior Development;
Use and Interpretation of the Bayley-III with Exceptional Children;
Placing Scores in Context: Integrating Information from the Bayley-III;
From Interpretation to Intervention; Next Steps

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