Diagnosis and Remediation of Learning Disabilities

Kirk, Samuel A.; Bateman, Barbara
October 1962
Exceptional Children;Oct1962, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p73
Academic Journal
The article discusses the steps in identifying reading disability in a child. The first step is to determine the reading capacity of the child by examining the factors such as mental age, arithmetic achievement and years in school. The second step is to examine the actual reading achievement of the child and the variance between the capacity for reading and actual achievement. The third step is to examine the related disabilities in the child to know why he has failed to learn by the normal procedures. The final step is to plan a specific remedial program and techniques to correct the mistakes in the pattern of reading.


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