Promising Practices

Part of the Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment book series (CIPA)


This chapter presents the author’s original research exploring the use of an academic impairment model that incorporates the presence of functional impairment with a low achievement approach to learning disability diagnosis. The inclusion of response to intervention methods with such a framework is discussed. Examples of assessment protocols and report writing are presented.


Depression Posit Folk 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Special School District, St. Louis CountyBallwinUSA

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