Critical Issues in Specific Learning Disability Identification

  title={Critical Issues in Specific Learning Disability Identification},
  author={Ryan J. McGill and Kara M Styck and Ronald S. Palomares and Michael R. Hass},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={159 - 170}
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 appraises an individual’s profile of cognitive test scores for the purposes of determining cognitive processing strengths and weaknesses, commonly… Expand

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