Critical Issues in Specific Learning Disability Identification What We Need to Know About the PSW Model

@inproceedings{Mcgill2016CriticalII,
  title={Critical Issues in Specific Learning Disability Identification What We Need to Know About the PSW Model},
  author={Ryan J. Mcgill and Kara M. Styck and Ronald S. Palomares and Michael Ha{\ss}},
  year={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 appraises an individual’s profile of cognitive test scores for the purposes of determining cognitive processing strengths and weaknesses, commonly… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 CITATIONS

When Theory Trumps Science: a Critique of the PSW Model for SLD Identification

VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & RESULTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 113 REFERENCES

Structural Validity of the WISC-IV for Students With Learning Disabilities.

VIEW 1 EXCERPT

CrossBattery Assessment Software System (X-BASS)

  • D. P. Flanagan, S. O. Ortiz, V. C. Alfonso
  • 2015