Assessing Literacy in Deaf Individuals

Neurocognitive Measurement and Predictors


ISBN: 978-1-4614-5268-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-5269-0 (Online)
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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Rationale and Participant Characteristics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-19

      The “Toolkit Project”: Introduction

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 21-36

      The VL2 Toolkit Psychometric Study: Summary of Procedures and Description of Sample Characteristics

  3. Cognitive Functioning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 39-58

      Measures of General Cognitive Functioning

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 59-73

      Measures of Visuospatial Ability

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-104

      Measures of Memory and Learning

  4. Academic Achievement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-126

      Measures of Reading Achievement

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 127-137

      Measures of Writing, Math, and General Academic Knowledge

  5. Linguistic functioning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-157

      Measures of Expressive Language

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 159-178

      Measures of Receptive Language

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 179-189


    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-207

      Issues and Trends in Sign Language Assessment

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 209-227

      Analysis of Responses to Lipreading Prompts as a Window to Deaf Students’ Writing Strategies

  6. Further Analyses and Translational Implications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 231-261

      Underlying Neurocognitive and Achievement Factors and Their Relationship to Student Background Characteristics

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 263-268