Bayley-III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Other | July 19, 2010

byLawrence G. Weiss, Lawrence G. Weiss, Thomas Oakland...

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One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test content, administration, scoring, interpretation, strengths / concerns, and uses in clinical populations. Each chapter also includes a real life case study demonstrating typical performance of a child with delays one of the five areas of development. The book concludes with a special chapter on procedures for brief neurodevelopmental screening of infants in pediatric settings. Covering all major areas of development, the book is informative for a wide range of professionals who use the BAYLEY-III to evaluate development of infants and toddlers from multiple perspectives including psychology, speech and language, and occupational/physical therapy.



  • Provides an overview of the theoretical background and structure of BAYLEY-III written by the lead Research Director
  • Introduces practitioners to the test content in each of the five major areas of child development covered by the BAYLEY-III: cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning
  • Readers will learn how to competently administer, score, and interpret each of the five scales in the BAYLEY-III
  • Explains the strengths and limitations of the test in each of the five areas it measures
  • Instructs readers on uses of the test in specific clinical populations
  • Includes five case studies showing typical patterns of children delayed in one of the five areas of development
  • Concludes with a special chapter on neurodevelopmental screening procedures in pediatric settings

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One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters...

Format:OtherDimensions:256 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 19, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080921078

ISBN - 13:9780080921075

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Table of Contents

Overview and Introduction to the Bayley-III;
Becoming Proficient with Bayley-III Administration;
Development of the Bayley-III;
Cognitive Development;
Language Deelopment;
Motor Development;
Social-Emotional Development;
Adaptive Behavior Development;
Use and Interpretation of the Bayley-III with Exceptional Children;
Placing Scores in Context: Integrating Information from the Bayley-III;
From Interpretation to Intervention; Next Steps