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Articles: (selected)
1977: Issues in the assessment of preschool children. J. School Psychology,15, 129-135.
1979: Criterion-referenced measurement: The new bandwagon? Exceptional


Children, 46, 131-132.
1980: Assessment for development and implementation of the IEP. School
Psychology Review, 7, 207-211.
1983: Emotional disturbance in preschool children. Teaching Exceptional Children, 15.
1983: Dynamic assessment and the preschool child. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 1(1).
1984: Educational assessment; Educational mainstreaming; Early childhood education. Encyclopedia of Psychology. New York: Wiley.
1986: Diagnostic implications of McCarthy Scale General Cognitive Index Binet IQ discrepancies for low-socioeconomic-status preschool children (with L. Ballester). J. School Psychology, 24, 381-383.
1986: Preschool assessment: Where have we been and where are we going? Special Services in the Schools, 2, 141-159.
1990: The Preschool Learning Assessment Device: A dynamic assessment procedure for use with preschool children. European Journal of Psychology, 5, 167-175.
1991: Consistency of mother-child interaction, using the Mediated Learning Experience Rating Scale (with L. A. Bond & L. G. Dissinger). Special Services in the Schools, 6, 145-165.
1992: Assessment of children and adolescents with physical disabilities. The School Psychologist, 46.
1992: Extent of incorporation of dynamic assessment in cognitive assessment courses: A national survey of school psychology trainers. J. Special Education, 26, 325-331.
1992: Preschool assessment practices: A national survey of preschool psychologists (with K. Kaplinski and S. Rosenfield). Early Childhood Interests, 8, 1-2 and 7-8.
1992: Concurrent validity of the Battelle Developmental Inventory. (with I. Webster and L. Townes-Rosenzweig). ED350344
1995: The relationship between Puerto Rican mothers' and fathers' Mediated Learning Experiences and the competence of their preschool children. (with N. Zambrana-Ortiz). J. Cognitive Education, 4, 17-32.
1995: Dynamic assessment and the legacy of L.S. Vygotsky. School Psychology International, 16, 143-153.
1996: Dynamic assessment: The model, its relevance as a nonbiased approach, and its application to Latino American preschool children. (with E. D. Peña). Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 27, 367-372.
1997: The role of dynamic assessment in restructuring service delivery of school psychologists. Communiqué, 26, 22-24.
1997: Dynamic assessment: Psychoeducational assessment with cultural sensitivity. J. Social Distress and the Homeless, 6, 95-112.
1997: Relationships between cognitive processes and academic achievement:
application of a group dynamic assessment procedure with multiply handicapped adolescents. Educational and Child Psychology, 14, 56-67. (with R.H. Jepsen and M.B. Miller).
1998: Criterion validity of a group dynamic assessment procedure with rural
first grade regular education students. Journal of Cognitive Education,7. (with K.H. Greenberg).
I999: School readiness revisited. Communiqué, 28, 24-26.
2000: Jepsen, R.H. & Lidz, C.S. Group dynamic assessment procedure: Reliability and validity of a cognitive assessment procedure with adolescents with developmental disabilities. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 1 (1) (electronic journal from International Association of Cognitive Education webpage (
2001: Two entries for The Corsini Enclyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, third edition (Mainstreaming/Inclusion, and Dynamic Assessment). New York: Wiley & Sons; pp. 465-466 and 478-479.
2001: Identification of minority and immigrant students for gifted education: The contribution of dynamic assessment. (with S. Macrine). School Psychology International, 22 (1), 74-96. Reprinted in the Mensa Research Journal, 2002, 33 (1), 12-33.
2001: Peer Reviewer Response (to question re School Readiness). NHSA
Dialog, 4(2), 326-328.
2001: Reducing test bias through dynamic assessment of children's word learning ability (authors: E.D. Peña, A. Iglesias, & C.S. Lidz). American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 10, 138-154.
2002: Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) as a Basis for an Alternative
Approach to Assessment. School Psychology International, 23(1), 68-84.
2003 Entry for the Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment, on topic of
Dynamic Assessment.
2004: Successful application of a dynamic assessment procedure with young
deaf students between the ages of four and eight years. Educational and Child Psychology 21 (1). 59-73.
2004: Dynamic assessment and Educational Mainstreaming and Inclusion: entries
in The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition (pp. 302-3; 311-312). W.E. Craighead and C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.). New York: Wiley.
2004: Comment on Curriculum-based measurement: Describing competence,
enhancing outcomes, evaluating treatment effects, and identifying treatment nonresponders by Fuchs and Fuchs. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology [online], 4,1,131-133
2004: An Interview with Joe Elliott and Carol Lidz (Interviewer: Michael F. Shaughnessy). North American Journal of Psychology, 6(2), 349-360.
2006: Use of Dynamic Assessment with Gifted Students. Gifted Education International, Vol. 21, pp 151-161. Carol. S. Lidz (Philadelphia, PA, USA), Julian G. Elliott (University of Durham, UK).

1992: Book review: Hugh's and Baker's The Clinical Child Interview. In Contemporary Psychology, 37, 596.
1995: Book review: Vance's Best Practices in Assessment. In J. School Psychology, 32.
1997: Test review of the Learning Efficiency Test, 2nd edition (LET-II). J. Psychoeducational Assessment, 15, 250-253.
2003: Book review: Seng, S-H., Pou, L.K-H., & Tan, O.S. (Eds.). MLE Examined in new settings: A review of Seng, Pou, and Tan's Edited Volume, Mediated Learning Experience with Children: Applications across contexts. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology . Journal of Cognitive Education Psychology [online], 3, 236-239.
2004: Book review: Diane M. Browder, Curriculum and assessment for students with moderate and severe disabilities. For Contemporary Psychology.

Misc. Documents:
Training manual re Dynamic Assessment (NY State Dept. of Educ.) Contracted through Bilingual Psychological and Educational Assessment Support Center, Brooklyn and Queens College project.
"Let's Think About It" parent program: in collaboration with Lisa Chase-Childers, St. Luke's School, New York City.
"It's Fun to Learn" program for parents of deaf children; modification of"Let's Think About It" parent program, in collaboration with Janice Berchin-Weiss, Ph.D., Lexington School for The Deaf.
"Application of Cognitive Functions Scale," a curriculum-based dynamic assessment procedure for use with young children, in collaboration with Ruthanne Jepsen, Ph.D., Bancroft Neuroscience Inc., Haddonfield, NJ.

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