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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Child-guided Strategies: The Van Dijk Approach to Assessment

Child Guided Strategies for Children who are Blind and Visually Impaired cover
This product consists of an easy-to-use guidebook with an accompanying DVD that follows the assessment of a baby, a young child, and a teenager. The Van Dijk assessment is unique as it follows the lead of the individual learner. Critical to the process is the recognition that assessment and intervention must always occur "hand in glove" and that meaningful assessment guides intervention. This product contains the guiding principle and guidelines to conduct an assessment that follows the Van Dijk approach.
Presents:
  • Behavioral State
  • Orienting Response
  • Learning Channels
  • Approach-Withdrawal
  • Memory
  • Social Interactions
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
Includes:
  • Print guidebook
  • Accessible CD with electronic assessment forms
  • DVD
Child-guided Strategies: The Van Dijk Approach to Assessment: Catalog Number: 7-31001-00
Click this link to purchase Child-Guided Strategies: The Van Dijk Approach to Assessment.

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