School Psychology Review

Psychological Evaluation and Testing of Children Who Are Deaf-Blind

Patricia M. Sullivan, McCay Vernon

pp. 271-295

Services to Preschoolers and Children With Low Incidence Handicaps

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ABSTRACT: The article updates previous guides to psychological tests and testing procedures with hearing-impaired children. An overview of the present status of psychological services is presented. General testing considerations with hearing-impaired children are thoroughly described. Additional handicapping conditions and testing issues are presented. Specific tests are recommended and/or evaluated in the intellectual, behavioral/personality, academic achievement,neuropsychologic, communication/language, and vocational interest/aptitude assessment areas. Finally, the essential components of a psychological evaluation of a hearing-impaired youngster are delineated and described.