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ERIC Number: ED112622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 25
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Proposing a Model Assessment and Intervention Program for Learning Disabled Adolescents in a Typical School Population.
Currie, Winifred
Reported are results of screening over 1,000 eighth or ninth grade students for learning disabilities, and suggested is an intervention program utilizing available local resources. The Currie-Milonas Screening Test is described as consisting of eight subtests to identify problems in the basic skills of reading, writing, language, or mathematics. Results indicated that 19.8 percent of eighth graders, 18.1 percent of ninth graders, and 28 percent vocational education ninth graders were reading at the fourth grade level or below. Proposed is an intervention program involving classroom teachers, reading teachers, remedial reading specialists, remedial math specialists, learning disabilities specialists, supplemental clinical tutorial services, or referral to special day or residential schools. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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