WS17: Evidence for Methods of Identification of SLD: A Classification Perspective

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:30 PM–5:30 PM


This workshop addresses the conceptual and empirical bases for the cognitive discrepancy, low achievement, and instructional response frameworks for learning disability (LD) identification. A hybrid model blending low achievement and instructional response methods is proposed with implications for conducting a comprehensive evaluation per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004.

The objectives for participants are as follow:


Jack M. Fletcher, PhD, University of Houston, Houston, TX