TITLE

So Perceptual Tests Won't Solve All Our Problems: A Reply to Larsen, Rogers, and Sowell

AUTHOR(S)
Tabachnick, Barbara G.; Tabachnick, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
August 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1976, Vol. 9 Issue 7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a letter to the editor of the periodical 'Journal of Learning Disabilities,' commenting on the findings of Larsen, Rogers and Sowell in their study of the effectiveness of selected tests in differentiating learning disabled from normal children. Shortcomings of perceptual tests and perceptual orientations to educational therapy; Assumption underlying practices involving evaluation of multiple test profiles.
ACCESSION #
4729364

 

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