Date of Award
Child, Family and School Psychology
Toni Linder, Ed.D.
Alternative assessment, Play assessment, Standartized assessment
Standardized assessment tools have been criticized for use with young children; however, there is limited empirical research supporting developmentally appropriate, play-based assessments. Forty children, with and without developmental disabilities, ages 10-73 months referred from the community of a large city received a transdisciplinary play based assessment (TPBA-2) and standardized assessment. Caretakers also completed the Vineland Scales of Adaptive Behavior. Concurrent validity between the TPBA-2 and standardized assessment tools (Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-III and the Mullen Scales of Early Learning) was demonstrated (p
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Linas, Keri E., "Concurrent Validity of the Transdisciplinary Play Based Assessment-2" (2009). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 369.
Received from ProQuest
Keri E. Linas
Early childhood education, Mental health