Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment by Celine A. Saulnier, Pamela E. Ventola |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment

Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment

by Celine A. Saulnier, Pamela E. Ventola
     
 

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to utilize the varied assessments frequently used in evaluating autism spectrum disorders

With both the detection and awareness of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) on the rise, there is an urgent need for an increasing number of professionals to not only learn about the nature and course of the various

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to utilize the varied assessments frequently used in evaluating autism spectrum disorders

With both the detection and awareness of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) on the rise, there is an urgent need for an increasing number of professionals to not only learn about the nature and course of the various autism spectrum disorders, but also to know how to identify, assess, and diagnose the presence of these disorders. Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment addresses the main domains of assessment, defines the purpose of the assessment, suggests test instruments, and discusses the unique clinical applications of each instrument to the diagnosis of ASD.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

Providing an in-depth look at ASD evaluation and assessment, this straightforward book includes samples of integrated reports from comprehensive model diagnostic evaluations and prepares clinical and school psychologists, as well as speech and language pathologists, to effectively evaluate and assess ASD.

  • Complete coverage of the identification andassessment of autism spectrum disorders

  • Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls

  • Conveniently formatted for rapid reference

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:

  • Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

  • Essentials of Assessment Report Writing

  • Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment

  • Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions

  • Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification

  • Essentials of Processing Assessment

  • Essentials of Executive Function Assessment

  • Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118234556
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment , #83
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
871 KB

Meet the Author

Celine A. Saulnier, Ph.D., is the Director of Clinical Research at the Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor (CT) in the Division of Autism and Related Disorders, Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Previously at Yale, Dr. Saulnier was both the Training Director and the Clinical Director for the Autism Program where she oversaw, conducted, and supervised multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations on individuals with autism and related disorders from infancy through young adulthood. She has also conducted hundreds of nationwide workshops on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders resulting in her being awarded the Outstanding Educator Award for Mental Health Education by the New England Educational Institute.

Pamela Ventola, Ph.D., is on the faculty at the Yale Child Study Center, Autism Program. Dr. Ventola has vast experience conducting psychological assessments on children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Her current research focuses on neuropsychological processes in children with autism. Dr. Ventola has written numerous scholarly journal articles and book chapters on developmental disabilities.

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