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

By Donna Morere,Thomas Allen

Humans’ improvement of literacy has been a contemporary concentration of severe examine from the analyzing, cognitive, and neuroscience fields. yet for many who are deaf—who count vastly on their visible talents for language and learning—the findings don’t unavoidably follow, leaving theoretical and functional gaps in ways to their schooling.

Assessing Literacy in Deaf contributors: Neurocognitive dimension and Predictors narrows those gaps by means of introducing the VL2 Toolkit, a accomplished try out battery for assessing the tutorial abilities and cognitive functioning of deaf people who use signal language. abilities measured contain govt functioning, reminiscence, studying, 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 examine. And historical past chapters clarify how the Toolkit used to be compiled, describing the approaches of the learn, its intent, and salient features of its individuals. This outstanding book:

Describes every one Toolkit device and the psychometric houses it measures.
Presents exact 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 buildings in deaf learners.
Reviews developments in American signal Language assessment.

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

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