Download PDF by Donna Morere,Thomas Allen: Assessing Literacy in Deaf Individuals: Neurocognitive

By Donna Morere,Thomas Allen

ISBN-10: 1461452686

ISBN-13: 9781461452683

ISBN-10: 1489992057

ISBN-13: 9781489992055

Humans’ improvement of literacy has been a up to date concentration of extreme study from the studying, cognitive, and neuroscience fields. yet for many who are deaf—who count significantly on their visible abilities for language and learning—the findings don’t unavoidably practice, leaving theoretical and sensible gaps in ways to their schooling.

Assessing Literacy in Deaf contributors: Neurocognitive size and Predictors narrows those gaps by means of introducing the VL2 Toolkit, a accomplished attempt battery for assessing the tutorial abilities and cognitive functioning of deaf individuals who use signal language. talents measured contain govt functioning, reminiscence, examining, visuospatial skill, writing fluency, math, and expressive and receptive language. finished information are supplied for every, with dialogue of validity and reliability concerns in addition to moral and criminal questions concerned with the research. And heritage chapters clarify how the Toolkit used to be compiled, describing the approaches of the learn, its motive, and salient features of its individuals. This outstanding book:

Describes each one Toolkit software and the psychometric homes it measures.
Presents certain findings on attempt measures and relationships among skills.
Discusses matters and demanding situations in terms of visible representations of English, together with fingerspelling and lipreading.
Features an element research of the Toolkit measures to spot underlying cognitive constructions in deaf learners.
Reviews tendencies in American signal Language assessment.

Assessing Literacy in Deaf Individuals is a vital reference for researchers, graduate scholars, clinicians, and different pros operating within the box of deafness and deaf schooling throughout in such parts as medical baby and college psychology, audiology, and linguistics.

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