ERIC Number: EJ563440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Impending Demise of the Discrepancy Formula.
Aaron, P. G.
Review of Educational Research, v67 n4 p461-502 Win 1997
Calls into question the validity and usefulness of classifying poor readers into learning disability and nonlearning disability categories on the basis of the discrepancy between their IQs and reading achievement scores. A review of the research indicates that the premises on which this classification rests are not valid. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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