The perceived value of an assessment including whether it is generally acceptable and appropriate. Social validity involves asking questions about whether the situational factors presented in an assessment are valuable for the child and the family as well as whether the methods were acceptable to the children who participated.
A complex form of social play where the child must be able to engage in the basic concept of the game as well as interact with others. It requires the more complicated coordination of the two activities at the same time.
Vygotsky’s theory of disability where compensation stems from cultural enlightenment and socialization. This sociocultural theory believes in two types of defects known as organic impairments (primary defects) and misrepresentations of high psychological functions (secondary defects).
A monologue that takes place in a group setting where a child speaks without connection to what another has said. A collective monologue is performed for the same reasons as a simple monologue despite the change in location and social setting.