letters to the editor

Wentland, Thomas J.; Hammill, Donald D.; Kirk, Samuel A.
February 1975
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Feb1975, Vol. 8 Issue 2
Academic Journal
Presents letters to the editor of the 'Journal of Learning Disabilities.' Objections to a short form of the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities; Authors reply; Reply to request for data.


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