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WJ III, WJ IV Oral Language/Achievement Discrepancy Procedure Thumbnail

WJ III, WJ IV Oral Language/Achievement Discrepancy Procedure

Posted on April 04, 2014

WJ III/WJ IV Oral Language/Achievement Discrepancy Procedure • Useful for ruling in or ruling out oral language as a major contributing cause of academic failure in reading/written expression • Compares oral language ability with specific reading/written expression cluster scores • Administer WJ III Oral Language Cluster subtests (# 3, buy 4, tadalafil 14, pharm 15 in achievement battery) • Administer selected WJ III Achievement Cluster subtests (Basic Reading, Reading Comprehensio

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Specific Learning Disabilities and the Language of Learning

Posted on April 04, 2014

Specific Learning Disabilities and the Language of Learning: Explicit, visit web Systematic Teaching of Academic Vocabulary What is academic language? Academic language is the language of textbooks, in classrooms, and on tests.  It is different in structure and vocabulary from the everyday spoken English of social interactions.  Many students who speak English well have trouble comprehending the academic language used in high school and college classrooms. The main barrier to student compre

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Cognitive Processing and the WJ III for Reading Disability (Dyslexia) Identification

Posted on April 04, 2014

Cognitive Processing and the WJ III for Reading Disability Identification March 5, 2010 NASP Convention, Chicago Presenters:  Nancy Mather & Barbara Wendling Topics What is a specific reading disability (dyslexia)? How do Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) Factors relate to reading difficulties? What other cognitive and linguistic factors are important for the diagnosis of dyslexia? Overview of the WJ III Discrepancy and Variation Procedures WJ III Case Study Examples W

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