Thoroughly updated and revised, Essentials of Processing Assessment, Second Edition, offers concrete, step-by-step guidelines for organizing a processing assessment, selecting appropriate instruments, interpreting results, and planning appropriate interventions. The author presents a model of cognitive processing and learning accompanied by a snapshot of specific interventions that address various processing deficits, especially those linked to problems with reading, writing, and arithmetic. He outlines a cross-battery approach to selecting appropriate assessment measures and reviews key instruments. This Second Edition includes a CD-ROM containing interview items for student, parent, and teacher interviews that cover all of the psychological processes and a Processing Analysis Worksheet with computation abilities.
New to this edition:
Updating of all of the specific test battery information for recently revised and newly published tests
New chapter on evidence-based interventions for processing deficits
New chapter on the neuroanatomy of psychological processes with an in depth discussion of brain structures associated with executive functions, working memory, and long-term memory
New chapter on the administration, interpretation, and application of the Children’s Psychological Processes Scale (CPSS)
New CD-ROM includes all worksheets, testing charts, and the Processing Analysis Worksheet with computation abilities
New, more in-depth case studies