ERIC Number: EJ1167114
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Reference Count: 29
Best Practices in Intellectual Disability Identification
Fiorello, Catherine A.; Jenkins, Tiffany K.
Communique, v46 n5 p1, 18-20 Jan-Feb 2018
This article is an overview of identification of intellectual disabilities (ID), with a focus on meeting legal and ethical requirements when assessing children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those living in poverty. Specific procedures and recommended instruments will be reviewed.
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Disability Identification, Best Practices, Legal Responsibility, Ethics, Children, Cultural Differences, Language Usage, Poverty, Cognitive Measurement, Intelligence Tests, Socioeconomic Status, Behavior Problems, Racial Bias, Minority Group Children, Student Behavior, Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Rating Scales, Child Behavior
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children; Adaptive Behavior Scale; Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales