Identifying Reading Disabilities by Responsiveness-to-Instruction: Specifying Measures and Criteria

  title={Identifying Reading Disabilities by Responsiveness-to-Instruction: Specifying Measures and Criteria},
  author={Douglas Fuchs and Lynn S. Fuchs and Donald L. Compton},
  journal={Learning Disability Quarterly},
  pages={216 - 227}
First, we describe two types of assessment (problem solving and standard treatment protocol) within a “responsiveness-to-instruction” framework to identify learning disabilities. We then specify two necessary components (measures and classification criteria) to assess responsiveness-to-instruction, and present pertinent findings from two related studies. These studies involve databases at grades 1 and 2, which were analyzed to compare the soundness of alternative methods of assessing… Expand

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