Identification and Assessment / Edition 1

Identification and Assessment / Edition 1

by Margo A. Mastropieri, Thomas E. Scruggs, T. E. Scruggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762310294

ISBN-13: 9780762310296

Pub. Date: 07/02/2003

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Identification and assessment of learning and behavioral disabilities have long been issues of great concern, and have become increasingly important in recent years. Identification and assessment issues determine how students are characterized as having disabilities, provide implications for treatment, and provide evidence for the success or failure of

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Overview

Identification and assessment of learning and behavioral disabilities have long been issues of great concern, and have become increasingly important in recent years. Identification and assessment issues determine how students are characterized as having disabilities, provide implications for treatment, and provide evidence for the success or failure of interventions. In this volume, several topics of relevance to the issue of identification and assessment of learning and behavioral disabilities are discussed by leading scholars, in reviews of recent relevant research, policy analyses, and new investigations with original data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762310296
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
07/02/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Issues in the Identification of Learning Disabilities1
Starting at the Beginning for Learning Disabilities Identification: Response to Instruction in General Education37
Identification of Non-Responders: Are the Children "Left Behind" by Early Literacy Intervention the "Truly" Reading Disabled?51
The Role of Reading Intervention Research in the Identification of Children with Reading Difficulties: a Meta-Analysis of the Literature Funded by the Nichd83
Current Advances in Assessment and Intervention for Children with Learning Disabilities163
Individuals with Mental Retardation and a Sensorimotor Disorder: Assessment of Disability191
Does IQ and Reading Level Influence Treatment Outcomes? Implications for the Definition of Learning Disabilities205
Test Anxiety, Perceived Competence, and Academic Achievement in Secondary School Students223
The Assessment of Self-Regulation in College Students With and Without Academic Difficulties231
Subject Index243

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