Key Features • Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well. • Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability. • A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability. • Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.

Assessing and Evaluating Students With Intellectual Disability

Chapter 4 Assessing and evaluating students with intellectual disability
Ginevra R. Courtade Robert C. Pennington

Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 4, you should be able to:

  • Describe the roles of assessment in the educational programming for students with intellectual disability.
  • Discriminate the roles of assessment in the educational programming for students with intellectual disability.
  • Identify data collection procedures to record a range of student responses.
  • Explain appropriate use of accommodations and alternate assessment for students with intellectual disability.

Assessment is a critical component of the educational process for all students. Recently, there has been an increased emphasis on the role of assessment in school accountability. In this capacity, assessment can be used to identify districts, schools, ...

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