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Daub, Deborah; Colarusso, Ronald P. – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1996
Comparison of scores of 35 third- and fourth-grade students with learning disabilities on 3 major achievement tests found high positive correlations among the reading subtests. Agreement across all 3 tests for learning disability eligibility in the basic reading skills area was found in 20 of 35 cases and 9 of 35 cases in reading comprehension.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Concurrent Validity, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis
Cuenin, Lynn H. – Learning Disabilities Focus, 1990
The Woodcock Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery (Revised) is reviewed in regard to its application with learning-disabled (LD) adults. Strengths of the revised test are identified as are concerns about the low representation of LD adults in the normative sample and the complex interpretation process. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Handicap Identification, Learning Disabilities, Student Evaluation
Mather, Nancy; Jaffe, Lynne E. – 1992
This book is intended to serve as a reference for evaluators using the Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery--Revised (WJ-R) and to assist examiners in preparing psychoeducational reports for individuals of all ages. In the first section, a wide variety of educational recommendations is provided for the cognitive factors, oral language, and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Cognitive Ability, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities
Martelle, Yvonne; Smith, Douglas K. – 1994
This study examined the performance of 48 students (mean age 10 years, 6 months) referred for evaluation of learning disabilities with the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT) and the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery-Revised Tests of Achievement (WJ-R). The student sample consisted of 33 males and 15 females, all attended schools…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities
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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