Assessment in the Classroom
The assessment of a handicapped child usually consists of a careful examination of individual strengths and weaknesses, with the goal of understanding that particular youngster and developing the most appropriate individualized educational program for him/her. There are many ways of accomplishing this, and a wide variety of assessment instruments have been developed to facilitate the process. Recently, some theorists have begun to question the value of this process and to ask whether assessment is a necessary or even desirable adjuct to providing educational and treatment services to handicapped children and their families.
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