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(2012). Early literacy development in preschool children with hearing loss. (2012). Culturally adapting an evidence-based parenting intervention for Latinos: Preliminary implications for family therapy practice and research. (under review) An experimental study comparing English-only and transitional bilingual education on Spanish-speaking preschoolers'(More)
OBJECTIVE Twenty-one new activities of daily living (ADL) tasks were evaluated for the validity of their inclusion into the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS). METHOD Data from 1,484 participants who performed at least one new AMPS task were analyzed to determine whether the new tasks (a) fit the AMPS many-faceted Rasch (MFR) model and (b)(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine whether the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS), an assessment of personal and domestic activities of daily living (ADL) performance, can be used as a valid, nonbiased tool when assessing black Americans. METHOD The participants were 466 blacks and 466 whites drawn from the entire sample of(More)
The development of early literacy skills for Spanish English bilinguals (SEB) is an important foundation for designing and interpreting assessments and related results with SEB populations. More specifically, understanding the way in which early literacy skills develop in Spanish is crucial when evaluating performance and progress in U.S. SEB preschool-age(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the alternate forms reliability of new tasks vs. old tasks of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS). The participants in this study were 44 persons taken from the AMPS database who had completed two old tasks and two new tasks within a 4-day period. Paired t tests revealed no significant difference(More)
(Fifteen recipients, under the age of 40, were selected for significant achievement in their professional lives and/or for distinguished community service). March 2011. This award is designed to recognize outstanding efforts of Extension staff teams who are responding to and incorporating into a specific educational program one or more critical issues(More)
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