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Inglis, James; Lawson, J. S. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1987
Reanalysis of data derived from a meta-analysis of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, using a learning disability index derived from a principal-components analysis, found that the test discriminated reliably between 9,372 learning-disabled children and their non-disabled peers. (Author/CB)
Descriptors: Children, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Education, Handicap Identification
Enell, Nancy C. – 1983
As the new special education Title 5 regulations for eligibility criteria are implemented throughout California, a major concern is their impact on the learning handicapped student population. During the past two years, the effects of implementing criteria similar to those adopted by California have been studied in a large suburban district. The…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Legislation
Banas, Norma – 1993
This book is intended to assist in using the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-Revised (WPPSI-R) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition as tools for identifying a child's strengths and weaknesses for the purpose of improving academic and behavioral functioning. The first chapter focuses on using the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Diagnostic Teaching, Individual Differences, Intelligence Tests
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Lawson, J. S.; Inglis, James – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1987
As part of a continuing dialog concerning the validity of a meta-analysis of 94 studies suggesting that there is a lack of any distinctive pattern in the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (Revised) profiles for learning disabled children, this article maintains the view that such differences do exist. (DB)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Intelligence Tests, Learning Disabilities
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Glutting, Joseph J.; Bear, George G. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1989
The study evaluated the utility of Kaufman-Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) subtests in differentiating learning-disabled children from students with other handicapping conditions, and compared K-ABC subtests with Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised subtests. Results showed that subtest scores did not enhance differential…
Descriptors: Classification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
Slate, John R.; Jones, Craig H. – Diagnostique, 1995
Comparison of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)-Revised and WISC III IQs for 64 students with specific learning disabilities and 55 students with mental retardation (MR) found that correlations were lower than those reported in the WISC-III manual. Only Performance IQs for students with MR matched the correlations reported in the…
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Quotient
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Reiff, Henry B.; Gerber, Paul J. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1990
This study examined cognitive correlates of social perception in 32 learning-disabled elementary students. Three subtests of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised and the Profile of Nonverbal Sensitivity were used as measures. Subtests for Picture Arrangement and Comprehension seemed to have an inherent relation to social perceptual…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Intelligence Tests, Interpersonal Competence
Tempest, Phyllis; Skipper, Betty – Diagnostique, 1988
Norms were developed for Navajo Indian students for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, by sampling 16 percent of the Navajo school population from first through eighth grade in 8 schools in McKinley County, New Mexico. The norms, based on 539 students, help to separate cultural and language differences from learning…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, American Indians, Cultural Influences, Disabilities
Walthall, Joe; Smith, Terry – 1990
This study investigated the relationship between measured intelligence and discrepancies existing between actual achievement levels and projected achievement levels in mildly handicapped resource room students in Arkansas. Twenty-seven students had been identified as learning disabled and 19 as mildly mentally retarded. Subjects each received…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification
Logerquist-Hansen, Sally; Barona, Andres – 1994
This study evaluated the construct validity of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Third Edition (WISC-III) with children (ages 8 to 13) having learning disabilities who were either Hispanic (N=120) or Non-Hispanic white (N=120). Factor analyses found that the WISC III has a three factor structure consisting of verbal comprehension,…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Elementary Education, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure
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Slate, John R.; And Others – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1994
This study, involving 64 students with specific learning disabilities, found positive correlations between the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III (WISC-III) and the Arithmetic subtest of the Wide Range Achievement Test-Revised (WRAT-R), the KeyMath-Revised, and the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised, but not between the WISC-III and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
Rueda, Robert; And Others – 1985
The study examined performance of limited-English proficient Hispanic students on a battery of psychometric instruments designed to appropriately assess linguistic minority students. Subjects consisted of three groups: 44 nonhandicapped, 45 learning-disabled, and 39 mildly mentally retarded elementary-level students. Instruments included the…
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Measurement, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Education
Goldstein, David; Dundon, William D. – 1986
This paper addresses the problem of heterogeneity of samples of learning disabled (LD) children by comparing five different systems for identifying homogeneous subgroups in terms of their ability to predict longitudinal reading and mathematics scores. One hundred and sixty LD children served as subjects. Three of the five subgrouping systems were…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Behavior Problems, Blacks
Avant, Anna H.; O'Neal, Marcia R. – 1986
A public school district in Alabama uses the Otis Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) in place of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (Revised) (WISC-R) as a screening device for students who are referred for possible special education placement. To determine the relationship between the two tests, Pearson product moment correlation…
Descriptors: Correlation, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted
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Davis, Jeremy T.; And Others – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1997
Sixty students with specific learning disabilities in either reading and spelling (Group R-S) or arithmetic (Group A), as scored by the Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery, were compared. Results (measured by the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition) showed weaker nonverbal skills and more counseling among Group A…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Elementary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Interpersonal Competence
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