Assessing Children for the Presence of a Disability

About the Course:

This course is a guide for comprehensive child disability evaluation. It includes information on gathering data, the role of the parent(s) in the assessment process, cultural considerations, and primary areas of assessment. References for additional information are also included.


Waterman, Betsy B., Ph.D.

About the Author:

The author wrote the article for the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

Recommended For:

This is an intermediate to advanced level course for child therapists, school counselors, professional educators, social workers who work with children having disabilities.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the primary areas of assessment.

  2. Recognize how an assessment is conducted and be able to conduct assessments as per guidelines presented.

  3. Make determinations regarding the presence and extent of a disability in a child.

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Course Number: 100300
Credit Hours: 4cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 4cr
Exam Fee: $27.88
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Format: Online
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