Cognition

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch4

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Cognition, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • cognition;
  • child's developmental level;
  • understanding behaviour;
  • moods, and teachers' assessments;
  • National Curriculum or WIAT;
  • ID cause, in children;
  • hand pain, impairing writing tasks;
  • IQ test components;
  • regression, medical causes;
  • neurological signs, and reliability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causelist 1: Poor results in school or testing

  • Investigations to find the cause of ID in a child

  • Investigation Planner 1: Treatable causes of ID

  • Causelist 2: Inconsistent performance in testing

  • Causelist 3: Making mistakes/poor memory

  • Causelist 4: Regression

  • Investigation Planner 2: Medical causes of regression

  • Causelist 5: Deviance

  • Causelist 6: Difficulty reading

  • Causelist 7: Difficulty writing

  • Special Topic 1: Is this child developing normally?

  • Prediction based on early milestones

  • General neurological maturation

  • IQ and IQ tests