GLOSSARY OF TERMS (Three of Five Slides)

Evaluation Component Areas to be Assessed
Neuropsychological Provides a description of a range of cognitive deficits and strengths in such areas as: organizational skills; intellectual functioning; sensory and perceptual functioning; language comprehension and expression; attention, concentration and alertness; problem solving and judgment; flexibility of thought process; memory; rate of information processing; sequencing ability; and temporal and spacial abilities.
Qualified Staff who May Conduct the Evaluation: Neuropsychologist
Occupational Therapy Developmental level of the student in oral-motor, sensory processing, visual-perceptual-motor function, manual dexterity, play and self-help skills.
Qualified Staff who May Conduct the Evaluation: Licensed occupational  therapist
Optometric An examination of the eyes and related structures to determine the presence of vision problems and eye disorders and, if necessary, the prescription and adaptation of lenses and other optical aids or the use of vision training for maximum visual efficiency.
Qualified Staff who May Conduct the Evaluation: Licensed Optometrist