ERIC Number: EJ430934
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
A Survey of School Psychologists' Practices for Identifying Mentally Retarded Students.
Wodrich, David L.; Barry, Christine T.
Psychology in the Schools, v28 n2 p165-70 Apr 1991
Surveyed school psychologists regarding identification of mentally retarded students. The Wechsler scales were the most frequently used tests for deriving intelligence quotient scores, which together with adaptive behavior scale scores were rated as most influential in identification-placement decisions. The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales were rated as the most used instruments for assessing adaptive delays. (LLL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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