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Observing Kassandra: A Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment of a Child with Severe Disabilites (TPBA2 inc CD) 2ed

by Toni Linder Brookes Publishing
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Kit 32 pages
AU$259.00 NZ$265.22
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A great resource for effective and affordable professional development, Observing Kassandra lets current and future early childhood professionals simulate a TPBA2 session with a preschooler who has severe disabilities and health impairments. Professionals will get a 50-minute DVD of an actual recorded play session to help them practice their observational and note-taking skillsa tablet of blank TPBA2 forms to fill out after viewing Kassandra's play sessiona CD-ROM with sample completed TPBA2 and TPBI2 forms to use as models for assessment and interventiona helpful workbook with guidance on professional development Ideal for inservice professionals who want to sharpen their skills or for future practitioners without access to children in real classrooms, this professional development system gives viewers the practice and experience they need to effectively use the Transdisciplinary Play-Based System. Observing Kassandra is part of TPBA2 and TPBI2, one of the most natural, easy-to-use assessment and intervention approaches for children birth to age 6. Aligned with DEC and NAEYC guidelines, this popular system gets accurate assessment results and improves child outcomes because it's play-based, child-directed, parent-friendly, and focused on what children can do instead of what they can't. Learn more about TPBA2 and TPBI2, and discover Toni Linder's play-based curriculum, Read, Play, and Learn! and reg;

Contents for The Observing Kassandra Workbook Author's Note Acknowledgment Finding Kassandra Practicing TPBA by Observing Kassandra Tips for Trainers References Contents for The Observing Kassandra CD-ROM About This CD-ROM About TPBA2 and TPBI2 PREASSESSMENT FORMS TPBA2 Child and Family History Questionnaire (CFHQ) TPBA2 Family Assessment of Child Functioning Tools (FACF): Daily Routines Rating Form TPBA2 Family Assessment of Child Functioning Tools (FACF): All About Me Questionnaire CHILD ASSESSMENT FORMS Sensorimotor Development TPBA2 Observation Notes TPBA2 Observation Summary Form Excerpt from TPBA2 Age Table Emotional and Social Development TPBA2 Observation Notes TPBA2 Observation Summary Form Excerpt from TPBA2 Age Table Communication Development TPBA2 Observation Notes TPBA2 Observation Summary Form Excerpt from TPBA2 Age Table Cognitive and Conceptual Development TPBA2 Observation Notes TPBA2 Observation Summary Form: Cognitive Development Excerpt from TPBA2 Age Tables TPBA2 Developmental Summary and Eligibility Recommendation Kassandra's TPBA2 Comprehensive Report TPBA2 Comprehensive Report Template About the Author End User Licensing Agreement

Dr. Linder has been a professor in the Child, Family, and School Psychology program in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver since 1976. She has been a leader in the development of authentic assessment for young children and is nationally and internationally known for her work on Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment and Transdisciplinary Play-Based Intervention. In addition, she developed Read, Play, and Learn! and reg; Storybook Activities for Young Children: The Transdisciplinary Play-Based Curriculum, an inclusive literature- and play-based curriculum for preschool and kindergarten learning and development. Dr. Linder is also the Director of the Play and Learning Assessment for the Young (PLAY) Clinic at the University of Denver, where professional and student teams conduct transdisciplinary play-based assessments for young children and their families. She consults widely on assessment, intervention, early childhood education, and family involvement issues. Dr. Linder has conducted research on a variety of topics, including transdisciplinary influences on development, parent and ndash;child interaction, curriculum outcomes, and the use of technology for professional development in rural areas.