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McGill, Ryan J.; Styck, Kara M.; Palomares, Ronald S.; Hass, Michael R. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2016
As a result of the upcoming Federal reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), practitioners and researchers have begun vigorously debating what constitutes evidence-based assessment for the identification of specific learning disability (SLD). This debate has resulted in strong support for a method that…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Disabilities, Federal Legislation
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Palmer, Douglas J.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1989
A sample of 236 elementary-level Black, Hispanic, and Anglo pupils, referred or nonreferred for learning disabilities, were assessed with the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised and the Kaufman-Assessment Battery for Children cognitive and achievement scales. Results showed that referral status, ethnicity, and language proficiency…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anglo Americans, Black Students, Elementary Education
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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