This course covers current issues in assessment of learners with specific learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, mental retardation, autism, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic, or other health impairment. Students will develop competencies in administration, interpretation and reporting of norm-referenced academic tests in addition to criterion-referenced and curriculum-based evaluation. Students will also examine the progress monitoring of scientifically based instructional interventions based on Response to Intervention (RtI) in addition to assessing the language proficiency levels of students who are culturally and linguistically diverse in their classroom, school, and/or district. 3 credits