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Despite the many differences among children and adults with ADHD, there is one similarity shared by virtually all of them.

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Our work all across Pearson is about the learner—understanding how the learner thinks, communicates, behaves, and feels. Assessment tools are just one part of that understanding, and to do that part well takes a tremendous amount of scientific rigor and effort.

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In this third installment of a three-part series behavior experts, Andre Banks, M.Ed., director of client program management, and Doug Maraffa, senior client manager, continue the discussion of behavioral disabilities.

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Students with severe and chronic behavioral issues represent some of the hardest students to instruct in all subject areas. One of the primary issues is the need to provide teachers with functionally based interventions to support instruction and improve their behavior and academic performance.

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In this second installment of a three-part series behavior experts, Andre Banks, M.Ed., director of client program management, and Doug Maraffa, senior client manager, both from Pearson, continue to d

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The PPVT-5 and the EVT-3 can be used for screening, as an integral part of a diagnostic battery, and in research by speech-language pathologists, reading specialists, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, early childhood specialists, and other professionals in preschoolers through adults.

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Vocabulary is an ever-changing construct with an open set of words or concepts, as opposed to syntax and morphology that represent a closed set of rules and concepts.

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Setting the tone and creating a positive culture for a school is critical for creating a successful environment for learning and achievement

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The Peabody Picture Vocabulary TestTM (PPVTTM), initially developed to measure receptive vocabulary of children and adults with developmental disabilities, has grown to be used to assess those with language, cognitive, or reading problems, those with social communication deficits such as autism, and individuals who may be “hard-to-test.”

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In this three-part series behavior experts, Andre Banks, M.Ed., director of client program management, and Doug Maraffa, senior client manager, both from Pearson, discuss issues teachers encounter in

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