ISBN-10:
1493903349
ISBN-13:
9781493903344
Pub. Date:
02/15/2014
Publisher:
Springer New York
Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

by Amber E. Brueggemann Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9781493903344
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Series: Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Amber E. Brueggemann Taylor, Ph.D., earned her doctoral degree from the University of Georgia with a specialization in learning disabilities.She is currently working as a full-time school psychologist with the Special School District of St. Louis County as well as a part-time supervising psychologist at Community Psychological Services of University of Missouri-St. Louis.Her previous work experiences include being a school psychologist for a program serving children with severe emotional and/or neurodevelopmental disorders, a staff psychologist providing therapy and evaluation for children and adolescents at St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute and an evaluator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum as part of the St. Louis University Partners for Success grant project. Dr. Taylor is a Missouri licensed psychologist, Missouri certified school psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction/History of Learning Disability Assessment.- 2. Aptitude-Achievement Discrepancy.- 3. Cognitive Processing.- 4. Response to Intervention.- 5. Low Achievement.- 6. Promising Practices.- 7. Comorbidity and Differential Diagnosis.- Appendix A. States’ Previous Discrepancy Models and Current Identification Models.- Appendix B. States' Response to Intervention Models.- Appendix C. Links to Useful Websites.

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