Evidence Based Assessment Of Learning Disabilities

1245 WordsMar 23, 20155 Pages
Evidence-Based Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Children and Adolescents Old Dominion University student Honor Pledge: “I pledge to support the honor system of Old Dominion University. I will refrain from any form of academic dishonesty or deception, such as cheating or plagiarism. I am aware that as a member of the academic community, it is my responsibility to turn in all suspected violators of the honor system. I will report to the Honor Council if summoned.” Signed: student Abstract Utilizing, the Old Dominion library databases, an article was found concerning evidence -based assessments for children and adolescents with LD: in an effort to improve reliability and validity of assessments for children and adolescents with learning disabilities, researchers reviewed four assessments and identified problems with aptitude, low achievement levels and achievement discrepancies. This article details the nature of learning disabilities and four different assessment models for measuring children with LD. The article discusses using assessments with regard to specific considerations that make up criterion for LD identification and treatment. Literature Search Procedure: Exploration was completed using the Old Dominion library databases of scholarly articles. The database used to complete the search was EBSCO Host. The key words “assessments” and “evidence-based” were used followed by
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