TITLE

Identifying Developmental Discrepancies at the Preschool Level

AUTHOR(S)
Kirk, Samuel A.; Elkins, John
PUB. DATE
August 1975
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1975, Vol. 8 Issue 7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a procedure of using the average deviation from the child's mean scaled score on the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities to determine significant developmental discrepancies or learning disabilities in preschool children. Developmental disabilities found in Head Start children compared with those in an average population of preschool children; Viability of the procedure.
ACCESSION #
4735660

 

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