Preface.- Section I. Rationale and Participant Characteristics.- Chapter 1. The "Toolkit Project": Introduction.- Chapter 2. The VL2 Toolkit Psychometric Study: Summary of procedures and description of sample characteristics.- Section II. Cognitive Functioning.- Chapter 3. Measures of General Cognitive Functioning.- Chapter 4. Measures of Visuospatial Ability.- Chapter 5. Measures of Memory and Learning.- Section III. Academic Achievement.- Chapter 6. Measures of Reading Achievement.- Chapter 7. Measures of Writing, Math, and General Academic Knowledge.- Section IV. Linguistic functioning.- Chapter 8. Measures of Expressive Language.- Chapter 9. Measures of Receptive Language.- Chapter 10. Fingerspelling.- Chapter 11. Issues and Trends in Sign Language Assessment.- Chapter 12. Analysis of Responses to Lipreading Prompts as a Window to Deaf Students' Writing Strategies.- Section V. Further Analyses and Translational Implications.- Chapter 13. Underlying Neurocognitive and Achievement Factors and Their Relationship to Student Background Characteristics.
¿Provides psychometric data for deaf individuals on a variety of neurocognitive measures
Addresses biological, cognitive, linguistic, sociocultural, and pedagogical conditions that influence the acquisition of language and knowledge by means of visual modes
Examines how learning occurs through the visual pathway for all individuals, deaf and hearing
Contributes to improving education for deaf students¿