ERIC Number: EJ495891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
How Many Fidgets in a Pretty Much: A Critique of Behavior Rating Scales for Identifying Students with ADHD.
Reid, Robert; Maag, John W.
Journal of School Psychology, v32 n4 p339-54 Win 1994
Article describes behavior rating scales and the difficulties in the use of cutoff scores to identify students as Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Also described are how problems with interobserver agreement hamper the validity of rating scales and the subsequent conclusions that can be drawn about students' behavior. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A