ERIC Number: EJ434126
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Discrepancy Formulas and Classification and Identification Issues That Affect Diagnoses of Learning Disabilities.
Wood, Diane M.
Psychology in the Schools, v28 n3 p219-25 Jul 1991
Examines identification of learning-disabled students, comparing advantages and disadvantages of most common discrepancy formulas and multiple regression discrepancy method. Contends that educational and statistical significance of test scores should be taken into consideration during identification process, and consonance between learning-disabled definitions and identification criteria must be achieved. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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