Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

1st Edition - June 17, 2010

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  • Editors: Lawrence Weiss, Thomas Oakland, Glen Aylward
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080921075
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128102053

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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.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of the theoretical background and structure of BAYLEY-III written by the lead Research Director
  • Introduces practitioners to the test content in each of the five major areas of child development covered by the BAYLEY-III: cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning
  • Readers will learn how to competently administer, score, and interpret each of the five scales in the BAYLEY-III
  • Explains the strengths and limitations of the test in each of the five areas it measures
  • Instructs readers on uses of the test in specific clinical populations
  • Includes five case studies showing typical patterns of children delayed in one of the five areas of development
  • Concludes with a special chapter on neurodevelopmental screening procedures in pediatric settings

Readership

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.

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2010
  • Published: June 17, 2010
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080921075
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128102053

About the Editors

Lawrence Weiss

Lawrence G. Weiss, PhD is Vice President of Test Development for Pearson Clinical Assessment. He oversees a department of 150 professionals and is responsible for all research and test development activities related to the company’s psychological, educational, speech, language, and occupational therapy assessment products as well as post college admissions tests. He also advises on test development activities for the company’s international business partners around the globe including Pearson Clinical Assessment offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands, India, China, Spain, and Brazil.

Dr. Weiss has presented widely on intelligence in more than a dozen countries. He has authored or co-authored the following 7 graduate level text books:

• WISC-III Cross Cultural Analyses: Culture and Children’s Intelligence (2003)

• WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2005)

• WISC-IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation (2006)

• WISC-IV Clinical Use and Intervention (2008)

• WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)

• BAYLEY-III Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)

• Advanced Clinical Assessment with WAIS-IV and WMS-IV (2013)

Some of his books have been translated into Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. In addition, he has authored or coauthored approximately 30 journal articles, 12 technical reports, and 10 other book chapters.

Dr. Weiss holds a PhD degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Texas A&M University, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Trinity University. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife of 28 years, Judy Ann. The Weiss’ have two adult sons.

Affiliations and Expertise

Pearson Assessment, San Antonio, TX, USA

Thomas Oakland

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Glen Aylward

Glen P. Aylward, Ph.D., ABPP, is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and served as Chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics/Psychology for many years. He is Director of the NICU Developmental Follow-up Program. Dr. Aylward is a Fellow in 6 divisions of the American Psychological Association, and is board-certified in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Aylward has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, abstracts and reviews, and is the author of the Bayley Infant Neurodevelopmental Screener, and the books, Practitioner’s Guide to Developmental and Psychological Testing, Infant and Early Childhood Neuropsychology, and Practitioner’s Guide to Behavioral Problems in Children. Dr. Aylward is one of the editors of the book, Bayley-III; Clinical Use and Interpretation. He is also the author of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-4 and the Bayley-4 Screening Test. Dr. Aylward has served on numerous committees and executive boards in the American Psychological Association, the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. He is a Past President of the Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54, American Psychological Association) and of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He also served on the Board of Directors of the AACPDM and has been Associate Editor of the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics since 2003.

Affiliations and Expertise

Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, USA

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