ERIC Number: EJ256123
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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The Fallacy of "Two Years Below Grade Level for Age" as a Diagnostic Criterion for Reading Disorders.
Reynolds, Cecil R.
Journal of School Psychology, v19 n4 p350-58 Win 1981
The use of grade equivalent scores contrasted against grade placement is widespread in the diagnosis of dyslexia and other reading disabilities. Discusses difficulties and distortions of this method. Presents an alternative method for reliably determining aptitude/achievement discrepancies. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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