Assessment measures are administered to gain a better understanding of an individual’s functioning. They can provide meaningful information regarding a student’s strengths and challenges. Test developers typically outline specific administration procedures to ensure that an individual’s performance is properly interpreted. Best practice dictates that assessment instruments be administered and interpreted by professionals who are educated and trained in assessment. The links, webcasts, and documents below provide information to consider when administering assessments.
Assessment Psychology Online Psychological Assessment, Testing and Practice Resources for Psychologists
A site that provides clinical information for psychologists and educational professionals on assessment and related topics.
Standardized Tests and Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
An article addressing standardized tests and what to consider when administering to individuals with special needs.
Assessing Autism Spectrum Disorders: Guidelines for Parents and Educators
An article that presents guidelines for parents and educators to help them navigate the process of assessing autism spectrum disorders.
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