Cognitive Assessment of Motorically Impaired Infants and Preschoolers

  • Cordelia Robinson
  • Nancy Fieber
Part of the Perspectives in Developmental Psychology book series (PDPS)


This chapter considers issues involved in and procedures available for the assessment of infants and preschoolers who have impairments in motor ability, within the context of the framework for assessment offered earlier in this book (see Chapters 1–5). Within this framework, the specific issues that will be examined include the implications of the assumptions underlying the use of assessment procedures and the purposes for which assessments are done on this population. Alternative strategies that have been used with motorically impaired young children are considered within the context of the application of the decision-making framework proposed by Hubert and Wallander (Chapter 3).


Cerebral Palsy Handicapped Child Receptive Language Speech Pathologist Impaired Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cordelia Robinson
    • 1
  • Nancy Fieber
    • 1
  1. 1.Meyer Children’s Rehabilitation InstituteUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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