ERIC Number: ED208625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb-25
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Pupil Personnel Workers in the Assessment of Learning Disabilities.
Nyangoni, Betty; Sullivan, Otha Richard
The pupil personnel worker's role in assessing learning disabled students is examined. The functions of the evaluation team are delineated, as are individual roles of the school psychologist, classroom teacher, educational assessor, social worker, school counselor, attendance officer, and speech and language pathologist. Contents of the report are covered. The interdisciplinary team's role in interpreting evaluation data for a placement decision is considered. An eight level model for assessment, diagnosis, and placement is charted. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC.