Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Edited by

  • Lawrence Weiss, Pearson Assessment, San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Thomas Oakland, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Glen Aylward

One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test content, administration, scoring, interpretation, strengths / concerns, and uses in clinical populations. Each chapter also includes a real life case study demonstrating typical performance of a child with delays one of the five areas of development. The book concludes with a special chapter on procedures for brief neurodevelopmental screening of infants in pediatric settings. Covering all major areas of development, the book is informative for a wide range of professionals who use the BAYLEY-III to evaluate development of infants and toddlers from multiple perspectives including psychology, speech and language, and occupational/physical therapy.

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Developmental psychologists, speech language therapists in pediatric settings, occupational and physical therapists in pediatric settings, educational diagnostic specialists, clinical and school psychologists, speech/language pathologists, as well as members of the medical community. 


Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374177-6

Table of Contents

Overview and Introduction to the Bayley-III; Becoming Proficient with Bayley-III Administration; Development of the Bayley-III; Cognitive Development; Language Deelopment; Motor Development; Social-Emotional Development; Adaptive Behavior Development; Use and Interpretation of the Bayley-III with Exceptional Children; Placing Scores in Context: Integrating Information from the Bayley-III; From Interpretation to Intervention; Next Steps