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Barnett, Katherine P.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Explores grade retention rates among children with undiagnosed learning disabilities (LD). Data collected on 344 students referred for special-education evaluation revealed that, of the 201 who possessed an LD, 71.6% had been retained at least once. Minority and urban LD students were more apt to be retained before being referred for evaluation.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Sabatino, David A.; Vance, Hubert Booney – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined 75 children previously diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Reexamined initial reasons for referral. Nearly one-third of diagnosed ADHD group was reclassified with mental disorders. Concluded that comorbidity among ADHD symptoms, other mental disorders, and learning disabilities has rendered 8 of 14 ADHD…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Classification
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McIntosh, David E.; Gridley, Betty E. – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Administered Differential Ability Scales (DAS) to 83 children and adolescents with learning disabilities. Identified six subgroups: generalized, high functioning, normal, underachievement, borderline, and dyseidetic. Not all subgroups displayed expected discrepancy between intelligence and achievement associated with current definitions of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Identification
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Smith, Teresa; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Examined scatter analysis and Kaufman regroupings of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised scores. Findings from 31 non-learning-disabled children and 29 learning-disabled children revealed significant difference in Verbal and Performance intelligence quotients between learning-disabled and nondisabled children, with significantly more…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Tests
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Dudley-Marling, Curtis – Psychology in the Schools, 1985
Examines the perceptions of the usefulness of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) by teachers (N=150) of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled children. The majority of respondents indicated that although the IEP does have some utility, it does not usually assist them in planning day-to-day instruction. (BH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Webster, Raymond E.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Assesses information processing and memory functioning in 50 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) with and without learning disabilities (LD). Both groups struggled with auditory ordered recall. The ADHD/LD group demonstrated more problems transferring information into short-term and long-term memory stores than…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Elementary School Students
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Dumont, Ron; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Administered an ability scale to 53 children identified as having a learning disability approximately three years after each had been administered an intelligence scale. Results indicate that the ability scale correlated highly with the intelligence test. Differences in scores in specific measures were nonsignificant. Other findings are discussed.…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Adolescents, Children, Comparative Analysis
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Slate, John R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Investigated correlations between two intelligence measures for exceptional children. Corrected correlations between the tests indicated differences with correlations reported in one manual. Relationships were generally higher than those reported elsewhere. Implications are discussed, especially those involving the use of correlations between…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wade, Deborah Lee; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1986
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) was administered to 56 learning disabled children, using standard assessment procedures and format as outlined by Wechsler. Abbreviated Intelligence Quotient (IQ) scores were then derived by applying the Kennedy-Elder (K-E) formula. Frequent IQ classification changes rendered the K-E…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Intelligence Tests
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Covin, Theron M.; Sattler, Jerome M. – Psychology in the Schools, 1985
Black (N=95) and White (N=52) low socioeconomic children assigned to special education classes were initially given the Stanford-Binet and, three years later, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R). Correlations between Stanford-Binet and WISC-R Full Scale IQs were significant in both ethnic groups, with r=.60 for the total…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities
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Vance, Booney; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1987
Investigated stability of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) intelligence quotient scores of 32 exceptional students over six-year interval. Used 20 learning disabled and 12 mentally disabled students aged 6 to 16. Test-retest findings indicated median reliability value of .74. Discusses implications for clinicians and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Teeter, Anne; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Compared nonhandicapped (NH), educationally disadvantaged (ED), and learning disabled (LD) Navajo children on intellectual dimensions measured by the WISC-R. The ED and LD group means were similar on verbal measures, but the LD group scores were lower than ED group scores on performance measures. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Children, Comparative Analysis
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Zarske, John A.; Moore, Clay L. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Recategorized Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (Revised) subtest scaled scores for 192 learning disabled Navajo Indian children according to the system recommended by Bannatyne (1974). Results indicated that, as a group, the subjects failed to demonstrate the Spatial/Conceptual/Sequential pattern predicted by Bannatyne. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Children, Cognitive Ability