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ERIC Number: EJ455854
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2194
The Validity of Discrepancy-Based Definitions of Reading Disabilities.
Fletcher, Jack M.; And Others
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v25 n9 p555-61,573 Nov 1992
This study, involving 1,069 children (ages 9-14) referred for evaluation of learning disability, used 3 definitions of reading disability to provide criteria for 5 groups of children based on discrepancy between intelligence quotient (IQ) and academic achievement. Results question the validity of segregating children with reading deficiencies according to discrepancies with IQ scores. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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