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Title:Authentic practices for assessingcommunication skills of young children with sensory impairments and multiple disabilities
Collaborators:Rowland, C. Stillman, R., & Mar, H
Publish Date:2009
Journal:Early Childhood Services
Publisher:Plural Publishing
Citation: Chen, D., Rowland, C. Stillman, R., & Mar, H. (2009). Authentic practices for assessing communication skills of young children with sensory impairments and multiple disabilities. Early Childhood Services,3(4), 328-339.
Abstract:This articles reports on recommended practices for assessing the communication of young children (2-8 years old) with multiple disabilities that include visual impairment and hearing loss. Findings include key themes, considerations, and recommendations derived from a series of focus groups with parents, service providers, and state technical assistance providers and surveys that obtained the experiences and suggestions from these stake holders.
Keyphrases:assessment, communication, multiple disabilities, Deaf-bind